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Universal Credit in-work progression: employment and skills specialists questioned

25 February 2016

The Work and Pensions Committee hears recommendations from employers on in-work progression as part of its inquiry into in-work progression in Universal Credit.

Witnesses

Monday 29 February 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 3.45pm

  • Faye Goldman, Campaign Manager (WorkInclusion), Business in the Community
  • David Massey, Senior Manager, UK Commission on Employment and Skills
  • David Coutts, Head of Human Resources (Corporate, Policy and Planning), FirstGroup plc

Focus of the session

The committee considers the following areas:

  • Evidence from employers on the behavioural effects of Universal Credit
  • Ways of re-designing job roles to aid pay progression
  • New models of vocational training for lower paid employees
  • Employers’ recommendations for the design of a future DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) in-work service

Further information

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