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Number Of Jobs Gained On Work Programme Plummets: Are Benefit Sanctions To Blame?

The latest Work Programme statistics (PDF) show a shocking fall in the number of people gaining work and suggest that being sent on the scheme is now actively harming people’s chance of getting a job. 778 more words

Welfare Reform

Farmers, floods, and fraud

A good mixture of links this week in this, my 100th blog post. We start with the floods, and a reminder from George Monbiot that ‘cutting red tape’ can have unintended consequences: 435 more words


Provider staff admit ripping off taxpayers

Reblogged from Vox Political

The boss of A4e has spoken of his disappointment at four former employers after they admitted ripping off taxpayers while employed by the welfare-to-work provider. 486 more words

My first few appointments in Job Centre Plus...

My first appointment in my local Job Centre Plus was in July 2012. It was my very first signing on, I had wrote down the jobs applied for that week and went to the office. 824 more words



I am a 19 year old woman who has been unemployed for 2 years. When I turned 18 I applied for Job Seekers Allowance and have since experienced the services of Job Centre Plus and I am currently attending the work programme company A4e. 66 more words