jobseeker's allowance

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jobseeker's allowance

in welfare a benefit paid to persons who are capable of working, are available for work and are actively seeking work, providing they are under 65 (for men) or under 60 (for women) and are not already working or working on average less than 16 hours a week.
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To claim the grant, you must be receiving one of the following benefits: Income support; Job seeker's allowance (income based); Child tax credit - provided you are not entitled to working tax credit; Employment Support allowance (ESA); State pension - this benefit must be your sole source of income; Support under Part IV of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999; Universal Credit.
Maybe a story on what life is like on Job Seeker's Allowance might redress the balance and let people know what it's really like.
Newcastle Citizens Advice Bureau says the region has seen a 206% increase in the number of Job Seeker's Allowance cases in just one year after Government rules came in which see benefits stopped as punishment for not finding a job.
Third benefits are not generous with Job Seeker's allowance of PS71pw a 1% increase ,which he thinks excessive, would only give someone 5p change after buying one copy of the Journal!
Under controversial plans being explored by the Government, those in poorer areas - such as Merseyside - could be awarded lower rates of job seeker's allowance, income support and tax credits.
A DAD of four on Job Seeker's Allowance was delighted to get some part-time work - but it ended up leaving him in poverty.
LEC, Great Barr * I AM of the understanding that to be able to claim benefits such as job seeker's allowance, that you must be available for work or to attend job interviews.
DURING the last few weeks of the election campaign, I've noticed people - usually those in high-paying jobs - saying there are far too many on Job Seeker's Allowance.
IF our MPs can't live on the money they are on, how on earth do they expect a pensioner or people on job seeker's allowance to live?
Due to a backlog in cases and a rolling increase of applications for Job Seeker's Allowance, many staff are being asked to work on Saturdays, and this could become a more permanent feature if the recession deepens.
Third benefits are not generous, with Job Seeker's allowance of PS71pw a 1% increase, which he thinks excessive, would only give someone 5p change after buying one copy of the Journal!
Almost half of incapacity benefit claimants are being found fit for work and placed on job seeker's allowance (JSA) instead - losing at least pounds 28 a week in benefit.