Work and Careers

A guide to tracking learner destinations 24 January 2017

A guide to tracking learner destinations

This piece of work was commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills to explore how providers are already tracking learners' destinations, and to try and understand the issues facing providers.

Advice, support and poverty: an evidence review
24 January 2017

Advice, support and poverty: an evidence review

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) commissioned a series of literature reviews in 2013 to provide a comprehensive and robust evidence base to inform the development of anti-poverty strategies for the UK.

Lone parent sanctions: a review of international evidence
24 January 2017

Lone parent sanctions: a review of international evidence

This briefing contains findings from a review of evaluations that considered the design, implementation and impact of benefit sanctions, with a particular focus on the experience of lone parents sucess

Improving Procedures for Collecting Information on Mobile Workers
24 January 2017

Improving Procedures for Collecting Information on Mobile Workers

This report provides a review of the UK's capability to track migrant workers, and is complemented by three other reports produced by our project partners.

Jobs not Careers
24 January 2017

Jobs not Careers

This research tracks the experience of 80 women over a three-year period as they negotiated a return to work after motherhood. Increasing the maternal employment rate is increasingly recognised as a critical policy issue.

Evaluation of the temporary jobs pilot: ‘Proving Talent’
24 January 2017

Evaluation of the temporary jobs pilot: ‘Proving Talent’

This evaluation uses a mixture of methods to capture the success and outcomes of the first five pilot initiatives up to April 2013

Evaluation of the Work Choice Specialist Disability Employment Programme
24 January 2017

Evaluation of the Work Choice Specialist Disability Employment Programme

The evaluation of Work Choice explored both the new programme model and the effect of the DWP commissioning approach on this area of specialist provision.

Evaluation of Southwest Workways
24 January 2017

Evaluation of Southwest Workways

The South West Workways project aims to provide targeted support to economically inactive and unemployed people across four Local Authorities in South West Wales.

Community Works: Putting work, skills and enterprise at the heart of Community Budgets
24 January 2017

Community Works: Putting work, skills and enterprise at the heart of Community Budgets

Community Works: placing work, skills and enterprise at the heart of Community Budgets explores some of the key lessons arising from the Government's Community Budgets pilots, and the challenges and opportunities that these create for the future.

Skills and Poverty
13 September 2016

Skills and Poverty

The UK’s skills base has historically lagged behind that of other countries, with big inequalities in skills levels and participation in learning. Out of the 24 OECD countries that took part in a skills survey, the...Read more »

14 March 2016

Drug treatment outcomes and employment

The Learning and Work Institute was commissioned by Public Health England in October 2015 to conduct a Rapid Evidence Review of the relationship between employment, employment support and drug treatment outcomes. It is widely believed that...Read more »