Today Women Like Us, with backing from the Innovation in Giving Fund, has launched a free online portal that connects mothers who need career help to professional women who want to share advice and expertise.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Following on from the publication of our Making It Work report, we've continued to explore the ways in which organisations and individuals are innovating to create jobs and tackle worklessness. We've now gathered all the examples we've come across together on our living map of jobs innovators, which we hope will become a thriving picture of what's happening and what works.
Thursday, 4 April 2013
The Work Programme, the government's flagship welfare to work initiative, introduced large, long payment-by-results contracts for providers that have complete autonomy as to how they support participants. So what do we know about whether this 'black box' for provision has stimulated innovation?
Wednesday, 27 March 2013
The single largest new measure in this week's Budget (aside from capital investments) was an allowance of up to £2,000 per year to offset the costs of employment for all businesses and charities. We know that entrepreneurial small businesses are set to drive growth in coming years, so is this the boost they need to take the risk and create new jobs?
Friday, 22 March 2013
Last week's broadcast of Generations Apart on BBC Radio 4 highlights the challenges young people face finding work in today's labour market in comparison to those starting careers in the 1960s.
Tuesday, 22 January 2013