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Boosting skills would drive UK growth and productivity

 

19/11/2017 – The United Kingdom has record-high employment levels and very low jobless rates compared to most OECD countries. However, labour productivity growth remains weak and the job prospects of many adults are hurt by their poor literacy and numeracy skills. To boost growth, productivity and earnings,...Read More »


Fifth OECD Forum on Tax and Crime

 


A Whole of Government Approach

7-8 November 2017

London, United Kingdom

Financial crimes threaten the strategic, political and economic interests of all countries. Illicit financial flows strip resources that could finance the long term development of developing countries. Criminals adapt quickly...Read More »


Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in London on 6 November 2017

 

Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in London on 6 November 2017 to attend the Confederation of British Industry Annual Conference, where he will deliver remarks at the Business debate on How to ensure globalisation is a positive force. While in London, the Secretary-General...Read More »


Conference on engaging employers in building better local jobs and creating a more responsive skills system

 2 November 2017 London, United Kingdom


Event Overview

This conference organised jointly by the OECD, Warwick University, the Work Foundation, and the Centre for Cities will bring together stakeholders from national government departments, cities, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) as well as business, NGOs and research...Read More »


Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in London on 17 October 2017

 

Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in London on 17 October 2017 to present the 2017 OECD Economic Survey of the United Kingdom alongside Mr. Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer. He will also present the OECD Development Co-operation Report Data for Development, alongside...Read More »


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