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What Are Benefits For?

Thu, 12/01/2012 - 15:47 -- nick

What are benefits for? When the main out-of-work benefit was renamed from Unemployment Benefit to Jobseekers’ Allowance the reason given was that it was felt that unemployed people should think of their payments as being income paid for undertaking job seeking activities rather than for existing in unemployment; an active rather than passive state.
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