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05/09/2016

Policy brief on scaling the impact of social enterprises  (05/09/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-04-16-552-EN-N

This policy brief on strategies and policies to scale the social impact of social enterprises was produced within a multiannual cooperation between the LEED programme of the OECD and the Directorate General Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission. It begins by explaining what a social enterprise is and what scaling means in the context of social enterprises. It then compares the scaling patterns of social enterprises and conventional enterprises, looking at social impact vs. profit maximisation, the types of goods and services involved, and stakeholder relations. It goes on to examine specific strategies for scaling impact and also highlights the challenges and policy responses connected with this.

22/08/2016

Cost–benefit analysis of remedial interventions for the long-term unemployed  (22/08/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-04-16-731-EN-N

Addressing long-term unemployment is one of the objectives of the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES), as defined in Art 2 of the Decision on enhanced cooperation between PES. In its work programme for 2015, the Network included activities addressing the role of PES in the area of long term unemployment including (at the request of the European Commission, EC), a working group on the integration of the long term unemployed.

This publication is available only in English in electronic format.

28/07/2016

Social Community Teams against Poverty - Synthesis Report  (28/07/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-BF-16-003-EN-N

The Dutch government’s declared aim is to move from a welfare state to a “participation society” built on citizens’ self-reliance and networking. Large parts of the social security system have been devolved to the municipalities. In response, most municipalities have set up Social Community Teams. The Peer Review held in The Hague (January 2016) discussed the use of SCTs to combat poverty. This report summarises the key issues discussed and the lessons learned. It is available in electronic format in English, French, German and Dutch.

28/07/2016

Prevention and early intervention services to address children at risk of poverty - Synthesis Report  (28/07/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-BF-16-004-EN-N

The Peer Review on Prevention and Early Intervention Services to address children at risk of poverty was hosted by the Irish Department of Children and Youth Affairs. The seminar focussed on two priority issues in Ireland’s national children’s strategy: to lift 70,000 children out of consistent poverty by 2020 and to shift policy towards prevention and early intervention. This report summarises the key issues discussed and the lessons learned. It is available in electronic format in English, French and German.

30/06/2016

Evidence review - Low pay and in-work poverty: preventative measures and preventative approaches  (30/06/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-01-16-501-EN-N

This review pulls together the existing evidence from across the European Union on the effectiveness of different policy interventions aimed at reducing low pay and in-work poverty.

This publication is only available in electronic format in English.

30/06/2016

Evidence Review - Creating more equal societies: what works?  (30/06/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-01-16-508-EN-N

The aim of this review is to assess the effectiveness of education, wage setting institutions and welfare states in reducing inequality.

This publication is only available in electronic format in English.

30/06/2016

Evidence Review - Challenges of work-life balance faced by working families  (30/06/2016)

Catalog N. :QA-01-16-511-EN-N

The aim of this review is to providence evidence of the expected costs and benefits on work-life balance incurred by five reforms envisaged by the European Commission: the introduction of a carer's leave; paternity leave; paid parental leave; father's quota; breastfeed provisions at work; and flexible and part-time work arrangement.

This publication is only available in electronic format in English.

30/06/2016

Inclusive Business Creation - Good Practice Compendium  (30/06/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-01-16-314-EN-N

This compendium contains 20 case studies of public programmes in European countries that are successfully supporting business creation by people from disadvantaged and under-represented groups in entrepreneurship. The populations targeted by these programmes include youth, women, seniors, the unemployed, immigrants, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities. Each programme description details the programme’s activities and approach, assesses the challenges faced in development and implementation, and offers tips for successful transfer to other contexts.

This publication is only available in electronic format in English. German and French versions will follow.

30/06/2016

Evidence Review - The strength of the link between income support and activation  (30/06/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-01-16-509-EN-N

The objective of this evidence review is to assess whether or not the strength of the link between income support and activation is an important factor affecting the effectiveness of labour market policy.

This publication is only available in electronic format in English.

25/05/2016

Practitioner’s toolkit to assist PES with the development of customer satisfaction measurement systems  (25/05/2016)

Catalog N. :KE-02-16-407-EN-N

This toolkit is intended to assist public employment services (PES) in designing and implementing their approach to measuring customer satisfaction. It provides concrete guidance and tools to develop customer satisfaction measurement systems from scratch or to review and refine existing systems.