Sunday, December 6, 2020

Unemployment

No Relationship Between Benefit Sanctions And Food Banks, Say DWP

According to the Scottish National Party (SNP), the claim was made during a Scottish Welfare Reform Committee session, where Mr Couling was standing in for the conservative Employment Minister, Esther McVey MP.

Help To Work Or Unpaid Forced Labour? (Video)

Under the new scheme the long-term unemployed will be expected to take part in strict new requirements in order to continue receiving benefit.

Long-Term Unemployed Told To Work For Their Benefits In Launch Of New Government Scheme

The coalition governments 'Help To Work' scheme comes into effect from Monday 28 April 2014.

Benefit Sanctions Pushing Unemployed Further Away From The World Of Work

Minimum length benefit sanctions are 'setting people up to fail' and pushes unemployed people further away from the world of work, figures released by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) suggest.

Face-To-Face ‘Fit For Work’ Interviews Could Be Scrapped

Department for Work and Pensions is exploring the possibility of replacing the WCA with a streamlined system, based upon written medical evidence acquired from claimants, their GP's and consultants.

Unemployed Lone Parents Could Be Forced Into Unpaid Work Placements

Unemployed lone parents could be forced into mandatory unpaid work placements as part of fresh changes to benefits coming into force from the 28th April 2014.

Work For Your Dole: George Osborne Outlines Tough New Benefits Regime – Speech

Chancellor George Osborne has outlined tax changes and a tough new benefits regime for Britain's unemployed.

One In Three Unemployed Young People Have Considered Committing Suicide

The Prince's Trust will today release a shocking report which shows that a third of Britain's young unemployed people have considered committing suicide.

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