never-worked

Publication date: 24 Sep 2015 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | External authors: Rosso, A, Gaffney, D | Report to: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
This research investigates what drove the substantial increase in 'never-worked' households between 1996-2005. The number of homes where no one has ever worked has doubled in little more than a decade. But is this a sign of growing ‘welfare dependency’ or the result of other factors? This report...