University of Hertfordshire

From the same journal

From the same journal

By the same authors

The Marketisation of Employment Services and the British Work Programme

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Standard

The Marketisation of Employment Services and the British Work Programme. / Hill, John.

In: Competition and Change, Vol. 17, No. 2, 05.2013, p. 197-207.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Bibtex

@article{f07ea8fc482242a7853ec6f8d53e5ef7,
title = "The Marketisation of Employment Services and the British Work Programme",
abstract = "Responding to seemingly intractable levels of long-term unemployment and more recently arising from fiscal austerity, many countries have re-examined their approach to activating the unemployed. This re-examination has altered the role of the public employment service from provider to commissioner of services created quasi-markets in the delivery of labour market programmes. The purpose of this review is to examine the success of these markets and to determine if the design of Britain's Work Programme reflects lessons learned in other countries. We conclude that a thorough review of international experience and a measure of patience while the Flexible New Deal ran its course, would have informed the Programme's design and commissioning model. These flaws, combined with a depressed economic climate, will make it impossible for the Programme to demonstrate expected levels of additionality in terms of job outcomes",
author = "John Hill",
year = "2013",
month = "5",
language = "English",
volume = "17",
pages = "197--207",
journal = "Competition and Change",
issn = "1024-5294",
publisher = "Maney Publishing",
number = "2",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - The Marketisation of Employment Services and the British Work Programme

AU - Hill, John

PY - 2013/5

Y1 - 2013/5

N2 - Responding to seemingly intractable levels of long-term unemployment and more recently arising from fiscal austerity, many countries have re-examined their approach to activating the unemployed. This re-examination has altered the role of the public employment service from provider to commissioner of services created quasi-markets in the delivery of labour market programmes. The purpose of this review is to examine the success of these markets and to determine if the design of Britain's Work Programme reflects lessons learned in other countries. We conclude that a thorough review of international experience and a measure of patience while the Flexible New Deal ran its course, would have informed the Programme's design and commissioning model. These flaws, combined with a depressed economic climate, will make it impossible for the Programme to demonstrate expected levels of additionality in terms of job outcomes

AB - Responding to seemingly intractable levels of long-term unemployment and more recently arising from fiscal austerity, many countries have re-examined their approach to activating the unemployed. This re-examination has altered the role of the public employment service from provider to commissioner of services created quasi-markets in the delivery of labour market programmes. The purpose of this review is to examine the success of these markets and to determine if the design of Britain's Work Programme reflects lessons learned in other countries. We conclude that a thorough review of international experience and a measure of patience while the Flexible New Deal ran its course, would have informed the Programme's design and commissioning model. These flaws, combined with a depressed economic climate, will make it impossible for the Programme to demonstrate expected levels of additionality in terms of job outcomes

M3 - Article

VL - 17

SP - 197

EP - 207

JO - Competition and Change

T2 - Competition and Change

JF - Competition and Change

SN - 1024-5294

IS - 2

ER -