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Guaranteeing the right start: Preventing youth unemployment after Covid-19

Publication Report Jobs & skills Young people IPPR
Topic: Jobs & skills

Now It's Personal? The new landscape of welfare-to-work

This report shows that despite promising to devolve power, the Coalition government's flagship welfare-to-work programme does nothing to change one of the most highly centralised welfare systems in...

16/09/2010
Publication Jobs & skills Business Report

In-work poverty in the recession

The share of poor households accounted for by working households has been increasing in the UK over the last decade, with more than half of poor children living in working households before the...

13/09/2010
Publication Jobs & skills Report

Strength Against Shocks: Low-income families and debt

ippr's innovative research with 58 low-income families in London, Newcastle, Nottingham and Glasgow aimed to understand what the expansion of household debt has meant for the lives of low-income...

07/02/2010
Publication Jobs & skills Report Families

Saving and Asset-Building in Low-Income Households

This paper reports the results of research designed, in part, to examine how low-income families manage their budgets. Having a store of 'rainy day money' can increase a low-income family's...

23/12/2009
Publication Jobs & skills Report

Getting On: Well-being in later life

This report sets out a wider agenda for policymakers and practitioners. It reviews UK policies for older people and international practice, as well as the priorities of older people in urban versus...

01/12/2009
Publication Jobs & skills Older people Young people Report

Youth Tracker, Issue 2, Autumn 2009

Welcome to the second edition of the Youth Tracker - a quarterly newsletter looking at how Britain's young people are faring in the recession, and what we can do to support them. The aim of the...

19/11/2009
Publication Jobs & skills Older people Young people Report

Ageing and Well-Being in an International Context

This report opens up the policy debates surrounding population ageing beyond the traditional realm of healthcare and pensions. It explores how the well-being of older people can be incorporated into...

16/10/2009
Publication Jobs & skills Older people Young people Report