The Employment Support sector has the answers

As it stands, two of the biggest drivers behind the cost-of-living crisis are high levels of economic inactivity and low pay. As was discussed at length during both of ERSA’s joint party conference fringe events, with New Philanthropy Capital, employment support and civil society have answers to the problems facing this current government, but it […]

Universal Credit, childcare and in-work progression

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On Wednesday I went to the ERSA annual conference and heard many interesting and inspiring stories of great projects helping people into or to sustain work. I was struck though, by the number of times Universal Credit came up as a barrier to work, especially for groups with more challenges. Universal Credit’s big selling point […]