DWP command paper, Building Bridges to Work: new approaches to tackling long-term worklessness. The paper proposes options for ensuring that long-term unemployed people do not get left behind in the economic recovery.
The report sought to understand the extent of providers’ interest in contracting with public service departments, how they currently access these opportunities and to explore what might be done to help providers access these opportunities more effectively.
DWP published response to the report which is also included below.
Full title - Literature review: Understanding the needs of people with mental health conditions and/or learning disabilities and the implications for the Pension, Disability and Carers Service.
This DWP literature review was commissioned to understand the needs, preferences and experiences of people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities when accessing benefits, specifically disability living allowance and attendance allowance.
This report considers the impact of the Commissioning Strategy from a provider perspective by examining the welfare to work market in Great Britain prior to the introduction of the Commissioning Strategy and then post-implementation by focusing on Flexible New Deal Phase One, the first programme commissioned under the new strategy.
The Department for Work and Pensions Social Cost-Benefit Analysis framework. This working paper provides a series of recommendations for the integration of social impacts into the Department for Work and Pensions Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) framework for employment programmes.
Employment Support Allowance (ESA), Welfare reform, DWP
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Professor Harrington's review of the work capability assessment (WCA). Professor Harrington was asked to review the fairness and effectiveness of the WCA following concerns expressed by a number of organisations. Also included is the Government response to the Review.