As part of What Employers Want, we have produced a suite of resources for unemployed young people, aged 16-25, who are looking for employment.
This is an important publication which makes the case for more skills support to unemployed people on the Work Programme.
This study reviews changes in the organisation and regulation of public and private employment services in four selected European countries.
Key trends for voluntary sector organisations working with offenders and their families.
This research seeks to contribute to addressing these gaps in the evidence base.
Inclusion was commissioned by Oxford City Council to assess the impacts of welfare reforms introduced since 2010, and the implications of these for the future.
Inclusion was commissioned by Brighton & Hove City Council to:
Assess the cumulative impacts of the Coalition Government's welfare reforms;
Explore how residents and services have responded to these changes; and
Advise on the design and delivery of future support.
Inclusion was commissioned by Tower Hamlets Council to assess the impacts of welfare reforms on residents.
A report analysing the experiences of the 81 learners who were nominated for the 2011 Adult Apprentice of the Year Award, which was sponsored by Pearson for Adult Learners' Week.
This research, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, shows how increasing employment and wages can boost the economy, both locally and nationally.
This report provides supporting research and analysis for the Talent Match provision being developed by London Youth.
The stories featured in this publication are based on in-depth interviews with ten adult apprentices (aged 19+) nominated in the Apprentice of the Year category of the 2012 Adult Learners' Week awards.
Inclusion in partnership with HACT facilitated an Action Learning Network throughout 2013. This network brought together housing providers to share their experience, knowledge and good practice examples of how they deliver employment support and deal with the impacts of welfare reform
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.
Square Mile Jobs is a European Social Fund (ESF) and City of London Corporation funded project which aims to help unemployed London residents to find jobs in the City.
Inclusion and Wavehill Research have been commissioned by the Welsh Government to undertake an evaluation of the Welsh Skills Conditionality Pilot.
The South West Workways project has successfully supported over twelve thousand unemployed and inactive people in South West Wales over a five and a half year period.
This is the first report in a series of three which will set out the challenges for our employment and skills system and propose ways it can be improved.
This paper sets out research evidence on key parameters of employment programme design, with implications for future programmes.
The final report of the Government-supported Mid-life Career Review, which benefitted nearly 3,000 people aged 45-64 over a two year period.
This report recommends a new National Standard for Personal and Social Development (PSD) learning, to help meet significant skills shortages in the workforce and give people the confidence to progr
This report presents interim findings from the independent evaluation of the Mayor's Mentoring Programme.
This report sets out the financial consequences of lower-than-expected performance for Employment and Support Allowance claimants on the Work Programme, and proposals for how the funding model can be reformed for new participants.
Research into the support and management of learners exhibiting challenging behaviour within skills provision for adults.
The Greater London Authority commissioned the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion to produce this report to inform the London Enterprise Panel and future ESF commissioners.
Embedding a supported employment approach in vocational education and training for people with learning difficulties.
This report focuses on the experiences and responses of tax credits customers to the High Risk Renewal compliance intervention.
This paper presents the findings of our analysis of responses from respondents who said that they were learning for work-related reasons, or had done so during the previous three years.
This Centre for Responsible Credit (CfRC) report warns that the abolition of the Discretionary Social Fund and its replacement, in England, with new local authority welfare schemes will result in a 'postcode lottery' of support and will increase the number of vulnerable households relying on food parcels and high cost money lenders to meet essential needs.
This report, which describes current and evolving helpful practice within English and maths provision for unemployed adults, is primarily aimed at skills providers and referral agencies but will also prove useful for funders and policy makers.