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Advantage through People

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Here is the news for the week ending 1st October 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…the Centre for Policy Dialogue examines Bangladesh’s performance on the Global Competitiveness Index. World Bank Vice President is upbeat about the benefits of connectivity. Sweden supports workplace relations in garments businesses. And foreign companies invest in power and water saving technologies.

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Skills for Export

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Here is the news for the week ending 24th September 2015.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…The Asian Development Bank is upbeat about Bangladesh’s economic growth. A delegation from the Office of the Unite States Trade Representative visits Dhaka and Chittagong. And the Government’s role in the development and export of skilled people is discussed.

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Hard Times in Handicrafts

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Read below or download the news for the week ending 3rd September.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

…jobs are being lost in traditional handicrafts but created in established and new manufacturing sectors. We get to the bottom of the controversies around Bangladesh, the garments industry and the General System of Preferences. But migrant labour continues to be a complicated issue with often surprising stories.

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Women in the Workplace

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Read below or download the news for the week ending 27th August.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

… the ups and downs of migrant workers and their remittances are reported. The UK Minster of State for International Development visits Bangladesh. And we run through some of the issues for women in the work place including the conditions of domestic workers.

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Leather in Second Place

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Read below or download the news for the week ending 20th August.

This week in the Bangladesh English Press…

… discussions around Bangladesh’s suspension from the Generalised System of Preference continued. The apparel and leather sectors featured as usual. But uniquely skilled workers in other industries also made the news: tea pickers and saree weavers. And Qatar announced labour reforms that will benefit migrant workers from South Asia.

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The Cost of Compliance

A weekly round up of articles about employment, the labour market, skills training and workforce development. Read below or download the news for the week ending 13th August.

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Bangladesh goes one step forward

The Daily Star discussed Bangladesh’s recent economic growth and its new status as a lower middle income country. You can read the details here.

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