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Families and work: revisiting barriers to employment

Bashir, Nadia and Crisp, Richard and Gore, Tony and Reeve, Kesia and Robinson, David, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR)
Sheffield Hallam University, corp creators. (2011) Families and work: revisiting barriers to employment.

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Abstract

"In recent years, considerable effort has been put into supporting parents to make the transition into work. This study was commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to explore whether these incentives were helping parents to overcome the barriers known to impede their engagement in the formal labour market. The report is based on fieldwork conducted in 2009. However, the concluding chapter considers the significance of the findings in light of proposals for the introduction of the Universal Credit and other reforms of the tax and benefit systems proposed by the Coalition Government." - Page 1.

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)
Depositing User: Editor (1)
Date Deposited: 23 May 2011 16:10
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 18:19
URI: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/2554
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