Progression in Employment: Using behavioural insights to promote progression in employment
The Progression in Employment project
The Progression in Employment project, of which this paper forms a part, is designed to capture evidence and insights on developing and implementing upskilling pathways for low-skilled adults. The project aims to identify effective employer practice in supporting the in-work progression of adults in low-skilled and low-paid work, and to share the learning from this practice with employers through the creation of an employer toolkit and a range of dissemination activities.
The focus of this paper is to explore the potential application of behavioural insights or ‘nudge’ approaches to promoting the progression of low-skilled, low-paid workers.
This report is published by IES with the support of J.P. Morgan under their global New Skills at Work initiative.