This Peer Review will present Universal Credit, a new type of benefit in the UK which is designed to support people who are on a low income or out of work. Universal Credit replaces six existing benefits and aims to make work pay and effectively incentivise people towards and within work.
This Peer Review provided the opportunity to analyse the new changes made to the dismissal law in the Netherlands in January 2015 which aims to make the dismissal procedure more activating, fairer and simpler.
This Peer Review provided the opportunity to analyse the new system of activation policies in Spain, which reveals the opportunities and challenges of a highly decentralised system of activation policies.
This Peer Review presented the Norwegian labour market schemes and policies which aim to identify, assist or prevent NEETs (young people not in employment, education or training).