single parents

Report that presents the emerging trends in the employment patterns of single parents since the introduction of targeted welfare-to-work interventions in 2008. It examines how prevailing labour market conditions, the provision of childcare services and back-to-work support from Jobcentre Plus (JCP) will impact on the ability of this group of single parents with younger children to move off unemployment benefits and into work.

Analysis that looks at the experience of single parents moving onto the Work Programme. It examines if the people delivering the Work Programme were complying with the public sector equality duty in terms of considering the need to advance equality of opportunity for single parents in relation to their sex.