Warwickshire’s Quarterly Labour Market Bulletin released today….

Posted on 1st February 2017 by

The Economy and Skills Group at Warwickshire County Council have released the first Warwickshire Quarterly Labour Market report. The bulletin considers issues such as the latest employment and unemployment data, economic activity and inactivity rates and real-time demand in the labour market. It also contains a summary of the latest business news from Warwickshire and […]

Quality of Life in Warwickshire – Key Messages 2015/16

Posted on 24th August 2016 by

The Quality of Life Key Messages report is now available. The report, produced by the Warwickshire Observatory’s Research Team in the Performance Business Unit, provides a snapshot of how quality of life in Warwickshire compares with elsewhere and shows the trends over time in factors which contribute to the quality of life for Warwickshire residents. […]

Warwickshire’s employment growth doubles the national average

Posted on 25th September 2015 by

Newly released data provided by the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) shows that in 2014, an increase of 16,200 workers were employed in Warwickshire, compared to the previous year; equating to 6.3% growth. In contrast, the UK experienced a 3.1% increase in employment, suggesting that Warwickshire has a strong local economy with potential to […]

Who goes where…..Commuting patterns into and out of Warwickshire

Posted on 30th April 2015 by

Data from the 2011 Census provides information about where people are travelling to and from for work purposes. This information is useful as it  indicates the likely volume and direction of travel flows in and around the county. In addition, it provides a picture of local workforces and the degree to which they made of […]

Young people and qualifications

Posted on 18th December 2014 by

Acquiring some form of qualification, from GCSE to degree level, is seen as an important route to achieving better outcomes in life both economically and socially. Qualifications data from the 2011 Census makes it possible to identify areas in the county where there are higher proportions of people without formal qualifications. In Warwickshire, some 13% […]

Latest JSA data shows a further fall in claimants

Posted on 14th November 2014 by

The latest data for Warwickshire, released earlier this week, shows that there has been a further fall in the number of job seeker allowance (JSA) claimants in the county.  The figure now stands at 3,862 which is a fall of seven percentage points from last month. The percentage decrease in each district and borough equalled […]

Exciting Job Opportunity – Intelligence Analyst

Posted on 23rd October 2014 by

The Business and Commissioning Intelligence Team currently have an opportunity for an Intelligence Analyst. The role will focus on providing accurate, timely, easily understandable business and commissioning information, covering the areas of social care, education and health and produce monitoring and management reports for a variety of audiences. Further details of the role can be found […]

Latest claimant count figures continue to be good news

Posted on 15th October 2014 by

The latest Job Seeker Allowance (JSA) figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show another fall in numbers of claimants across the county. The total in Warwickshire now stands at 4,135 which is a fall of 334 since August.  This is the seventh month in a row that the county wide figure […]

Quality of Life in North Warwickshire 2014

Posted on 7th October 2014 by

The team are currently preparing our next annual ‘Quality of Life in Warwickshire report’, which will be launched in November. In advance of the county-wide report we recently presented at the North Warwickshire Community Partnership, on a range of the key issues and trends linked to quality of life in the Borough. These covered the Partnership’s […]

Employer skills survey 2013

Posted on 30th September 2014 by

In 2013 the UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey was undertaken for the second time, the first being in 2011.  The surveys were carried out throughout the UK which enables analysis to be undertaken for the UK as a whole and between the four nations.  In addition data is available for local authority areas.   A large number […]