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Introduction: Britain's new deals

Introduction: Britain's new deals This paper introduces the active labour market policies or job search policies in the UK known as the New Deal, a major part of the Labour Government's package of welfare‐to‐work policies. Topics covered include estimates of their overall impact on employment; their limited effectiveness with disadvantaged job‐seekers, including increasing numbers of inactive, but not formally unemployed, people; and debates about these policies in relation to skill needs and areas of job decline. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Manpower Emerald Publishing

Introduction: Britain's new deals

International Journal of Manpower , Volume 25 (5): 5 – Jul 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0143-7720
DOI
10.1108/01437720410554115
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Abstract

This paper introduces the active labour market policies or job search policies in the UK known as the New Deal, a major part of the Labour Government's package of welfare‐to‐work policies. Topics covered include estimates of their overall impact on employment; their limited effectiveness with disadvantaged job‐seekers, including increasing numbers of inactive, but not formally unemployed, people; and debates about these policies in relation to skill needs and areas of job decline.

Journal

International Journal of ManpowerEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 1, 2004

Keywords: Labour market; Welfare; Jobs

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