Working Brief, no.147, 2003, p.16-19
The government is expecting improved performance from Jobcentre Plus in return for a large investment. Article argues that the new targets for placing the unemployed in jobs can be met if job centres concentrate on the harder to help.
Social Policy Journal, vol.32, 2003, p.441-459
British welfare-to-work policies have not always succeeded in helping those with multiple problems and needs. Article reports results of a small-scale qualitative study which shows why such clients are unable to engage with the various New Deal schemes: