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Like Feeding Time At The Fucking Zoo - Workfare Industry Hijacks In-Work Sanctions Inquiry

“ERSA believes it would be more appropriate to utilise the skills and experience which exists in the employment provider community”  The Employment Related Service Association (ERSA – the trade body established to lie on behalf of the employment provider community – better known as the workfare industry) 1,231 more words

Welfare Reform

Fraud And Error Soaring In Universal Credit And Benefit Underpayments Hit Record High

Fraud and error in the Universal Credit system is soaring whilst the rate of benefits going unpaid overall has hit a ten year high national statistics released last week have shown. 898 more words


Universal Credit is boss!

Across Liverpool, well, in the predominantly left-wing media that covers Liverpool, there is whinging about Universal Credit.

Universal Credit is the fairer and cheaper way that we workers hand over our cash to the shirkers. 433 more words


STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS - Free Training for Claimants on 20 May

Nick Phillips of London Unemployed Strategies will be holding a training session for Lambeth and Southwark benefit claimants on Friday 20th May between 12-2pm at… 41 more words

News And Views

The reaction of a colleague to the Queen's Speech: offering a dose of reality

I have a colleague who prefers to remain anonymous, who sends me emails which speak from her heart, or her sense of frustration. She emailed me about the Queen’s Speech which I wrote about earlier in the week.  284 more words


The True Horrors Of In-work Benefit Sanctions Have Not Yet Been Understood

So called hard-working people will soon be abandoned to unprecedented poverty when payments intended to cover housing costs are sanctioned for the first time under sweeping reforms to in-work benefits. 1,272 more words