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Exploring the effects of integrated benefit systems and active labour market policies: Evidence from Jobcentre Plus in the UK
In April 2002 Jobcentre Plus started to operate in the UK bringing together the service of the Benefits Agency and the Employment Service. Offering a fully integrated benefit claiming and work placement/job-seeking servi...Read more...
Jobcentre Plus or Minus? Exploring the performance of Jobcentre Plus for non-jobseekers
Since April 2002 Jobcentre Plus has started to operate nationwide in the UK providing fully integrated benefit claiming and work placement/job-seeking activities for people of working age. This new organisation put an ex...Read more...
How Effective is the British Government's Attempt to Reduce Child Poverty?
David Piachaud and Holly Sutherland
The new Labour Government in Britain has made the reduction of child poverty one of its central objectives. This paper describes the specific initiatives involved in Labour's approach and weighs them up in terms of their...Read more...