DEASP Review of PES

The Department for Employment Affairs and Social Protection in Ireland is conducting a review of its public employment services (PES). IES and Social Finance have been appointed to provide research and advice on the future design and development of PES to optimise their delivery and to identify measures to improve efficiencey.

The methodology will include desk research, stakeholder interviews, quantative analysis of the Labour Force Survey and the jobseekers Live Register, a review of approaches in PES reform internationally, economic modelling of future costs and an ex-ante economic impact assessment.