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Claiming But Connected to Work

Baumberg Geiger, Ben and Karagiannaki, E and Edmiston, Daniel and Scullion, Lisa and Summers, Kate and Ingold, Jo and Robertshaw, David and Gibbons, Andrea (2020) Claiming But Connected to Work. Working paper. Welfare at a (Social) Distance project, Salford, UK (KAR id:83776)


This report presents the first findings from the Welfare at a (Social) Distance project, a major national research project investigating the benefits system during the COVID-19 pandemic, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to COVID-19. It draws upon a new survey of 2,364 new Universal Credit (UC)/Jobseekers’ Allowance (JSA) claimants (carried out between 25th May and 3rd June) to look at how far benefit claimants are connected to the world of work, helping to better understand the emerging picture from recent UK labour market statistics.

Item Type: Reports and Papers (Working paper)
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Benjamin Geiger
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2020 16:40 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:15 UTC
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