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Ask Us!

Tue, 07/02/2012 - 18:07 -- nick

The government and other service providers need to ask unemployed and economically inactive people's opinions about all services and laws that affect us. How else will they be able to ensure they are successful and meet our needs?

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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