Jenny Gulliford

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    Research indicates that men are more likely to suffer adverse health consequences as a result of being unemployed than women

Research indicates that men are more likely to suffer adverse health consequences as a result of being unemployed than women

Poor health is an outcome of unemployment, and men tend to be far more affected than women. Jenny Gulliford talks about the findings of her latest report ‘Sick of Being Unemployed: The health issues of out of work men and how support services are failing to address them’. She argues that the government must consider how ill-health in unemployed men could be […]

The new Help to Work scheme could use some work

Will the government’s new Help to Work scheme, recently launched, actually help people back into work? The evidence suggest that the placement element is ineffective. On the other hand, those receiving intensive support, provided as part of this scheme, may experience changes in behaviour that lead to improved job outcomes in the months after the end of the scheme. Jenny […]