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Work Programme leavers face Job Centre threats and bullying

Those leaving the Work Programme can expect very little help and a great deal of bullying and intimidation As the first of the unemployed begin to leave the government’s failed Work Programme, sceptical about returning to the tender clutches of Job Centre Plus, those who have been unemployed for years are now reporting that they…

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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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