Inclusion supports the Government's objectives in introducing Universal Credit: to simplify the benefits system, to ensure that work always pays and to increase personal responsibility. Universal Credit will introduce far reaching, and in many cases welcome, reforms to simplify and improve the design and delivery of the benefits system. However in many important ways the benefits system will remain complex for claimants, advisers and the wider public to understand.
The Centre for Social and Economic Inclusion responds to the DWP settlement and employment support.
The Centre for Social and Economic Inclusion responds to the Spending Review 2015 welfare reforms.
NIACE and Inclusion have proposed ten practical policies which the next Government can and should implement in its first 100 days.
Universal Credit is a new single, integrated working-age benefit which is intended to ensure that 'work always pays and is seen to pay'. Read Inclusion's briefing of Universal Credit.
Our radical new approach to reforming the learning and skills system, making bold new proposals following recent reports confirming the urgent need for a skills-led economic recovery.
NIACE's proposals on how rapid progress can be made against the Conservative Party's manifesto commitments despite the further pressures on unprotected Departmental budgets.
Our policy solution proposing a new National Advancement Service to help people, especially those earning 'below the living wage', boost their earnings and career prospects.
Do you want to find out who Learning and Work Institute are and what we do? Our leaflet has all the answers as well as explaining how we could work together.
The Impact Report shows how we deliver on our strapline - the national voice for lifelong learning.
Inclusion responds to Households Below Average Income statistics for 2011-11 on child poverty and government plans to move away from income measures of poverty.
The Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion wholeheartedly supports the 16-24 Alliance and its members' pledge to get 50,000 unskilled young people into work. There is a growing acknowledgment that failure to take decisive action on youth unemployment is leading to the risk of a lost generation who are shut out of the world of work, with all the added social exclusion risks this entails.
This report on the UK's contribution to the European Agenda for Adult Learning (EAAL) summarises discussions during the three day event held in Edinburgh (12 - 14 May 2014).
The Chancellor has delivered his Budget Statement, with the Office for Budget Responsibility also publishing its latest forecasts for the economy and finances.
Reasearch findings, advice and guidance based on the initial research and experience of tutors using the Catching Confidence tool in different learning environments.
Our Apprentice Charter sets out what the government can do to reach the target of 3 million apprentices by 2020.
Inclusion's analysis and response to the 2014 Autumn Statement.
The 2014-15 BIS Impact Report highlights the 31 projects with 21 powerful outcomes NIACE has delivered as part of its 2014-15 grant agreement with BIS.
Inclusion's analysis and response to the 2013 Budget.
Inclusion's analysis and response to the 2014 Budget.
Adult Learners' Week is the biggest national celebration of lifelong learning in England, and has inspired similar celebrations in over 55 countries across the world.
Adults Learning is no longer being published, but PDFs of back issues from 2011 to the last one published in 2015 are available to download for free.
A briefing providing an overview of the headline findings from the 2013 NIACE Adult Participation in Learning Survey.
A briefing providing an overview of the headline findings from the 2014 NIACE Adult Participation in Learning Survey.
An overview of the headline findings from the 2015 NIACE Adult Participation in Learning Survey.
Our package of solutions to tackle the current employment and skills challenges - ageing workforce, skills gaps, low productivity, and youth and adult unemployment.
The full report of the 2012 NIACE Adult Participation in Learning Survey explores how and why adults learn, how we might support more and different adults to learn in the future and how adults find out about learning.
In these data releases, Inclusions reports on the job outcome performance i.e. whether or not an individual has secured a job outcome during the entire length of time on the programme.
A summary of the UK's contribution to the European Agenda for Adult Learning.
This guide aims to help employers provide support for young adult carers to gain and stay in work. It tells employers who young adult carers are, the benefits of supporting young adult carers in the workplace, and includes practical information, resources and case studies which demonstrate the types of support employers can offer to young adult carers.