Work and Pensions

Profound demographic change and the transformation of welfare will underpin the domestic public policy debate for decades.

Reform brings considerable expertise and insight into these critical areas, currently administered by the UK’s largest public service department with around 19 million claimants and customers. Understanding these important public policy drivers will play a key role when addressing public service reform in health, care, housing, income and for intergenerational fairness issues.

Publications

8th October 2019

Reformer Thoughts - Ways to work

This Reformer Thoughts brings together policymakers, experts and frontline practitioners to discuss how to create opportunities for groups struggling to access the labour market. The articles highlight the barriers faced by certain groups due to place, age, disability and gender and pinpoint practical steps that government and employers can take to help recruit and retain a more diverse workforce.

 

Press

CITY AM, 10 October 2019

Imogen Farhan, Researcher at Reform, was published in a debate piece in City AM on whether winter fuel allowance should be means-tested. 

Read here.