Review providing a synthesis of recent youth research with a specific bearing on the housing transitions of young people in the UK and highlighting some of the most important concerns of young people in connection with housing.
Report reviewing the evidence on the impacts of poverty on individuals growing up in industrialised OECD countries in the areas of health, education, employment, behaviour, finance, relationships and subjective well-being.
Report presenting the findings of an evaluation of eleven Scottish Executive funded pilot projects to test approaches to improving the accessibility and availability of money advice services for vulnerable groups.
The report bases its findings on an interim report and separate reports for each of the pilot projects.
This report presents the findings of a qualitative evaluation of the Jobseeker Mandatory Activity (JMA) pilot. The JMA provided extra support to help Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) claimants back into the labour market.
The focus was on those aged 25 years or more that had been claiming benefits for six months. The intervention comprised a three-day work-focused course delivered by external providers followed by three Jobcentre Plus personal adviser interviews. The pilot was tested in ten areas over a two-year period with the first customers entering provision in April 2006.