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Work Programme failing miserably new figures show

Work Programme failing miserably new figures show

The Work Programme, intended to get the long-term unemployed back to work, is failing miserably according to the government’s own figures released yesterday. Despite the Employment Minister, Chris Grayling trying desperately to talk up the figures, the statistics show that in fact less than 25% of Work programme attendees have had any true break from…

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Work Programme a total failure as government ignores older unemployed and CRB check jobless

Work Programme a total failure as government ignores older unemployed and CRB check jobless

The government’s much heralded Work Programme is completely failing to help older unemployed people and those with criminal records. TheOpinionSite.org can reveal that according to sources within the Department of Work and Pensions, the government sees employing the young as being more cost effective and more politically acceptable than getting experienced 45 – 60 year…

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Massive rise in unemployment and prices threaten riots and disorder in 2012

Massive rise in unemployment and prices threaten riots and disorder in 2012

A huge rise in unemployment and retail prices are expected in 2012, a rise so significant that  it could undermine the social structure of Britain. The unstoppable increase in joblessness, retail food prices and transport has led the government to take radical action towards preventing a repeat of last summer’s riots or worse. Originally, the…

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Welfare to Work ignores serious ex-offenders and CRB failures

Welfare to Work ignores serious ex-offenders and CRB failures

The government’s new back to work scheme, “Welfare to Work” came into operation on Friday. The idea is a simple one: get as many people off benefit and back into work by using private ‘providers’ who get paid by results. Not a bad idea, some would say except that in reality, the whole system is…

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