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How George Osborne's Minimum Wage Rise Will Mean Brutal Benefit Cuts For The Self-Employed

Plans to raise the minimum wage will mean a brutal benefit cut for the lowest earning self-employed workers due to complex changes to in-work benefits. 594 more words

Welfare Reform

St Leger Homes Doncaster adds new mobile functions

Already into it’s second year and with over 2000 downloads, the mobile App My SLHD from St Leger Homes Doncaster has been updated today with a range of new information and functions to make life easier for residents of the Doncaster based landlord. 80 more words

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The Forced Labour Party: The Day That Corbyn (And Half His Cabinet) Voted For Workfare

Almost every new member of Corbyn’s cabinet, including Corbyn himself, voted in favour of the above motion to force unemployed people into temporary jobs – which involve ten hours a week unpaid work – or face benefit sanctions. 480 more words

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Male Applicants Only! The Government's Job Seeking Website Is Still Breaking The Law

Over a dozen job vacancies on the government’s job seeking website are advertising for male only teachers in Saudi Arabia in breach of UK recruitment laws. 310 more words

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Threatened With A Benefit Sanction For Going To Hospital? Now It's Government Policy

Staff working for welfare to work companies are being advised to threaten benefit claimants with a sanction if they are unable to attend work related activity due to an emergency hospital appointment. 364 more words

Welfare Reform

How The DWP Is Trying To Hide Even More #fakedwpstories

Panic seems to have set in at the DWP after the department was caught out making up case histories to justify the use of benefit sanctions leading to the hashtag… 178 more words

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These Statistics Tell Us Fuck All But One Death Was Too Many

If there’s one thing we can learn from the release of statistics examining the deaths of sickness benefit claimants it’s that most journalists writing about social security haven’t got a fucking clue what they are talking about.  1,151 more words

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