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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Within the 18-to-24 age bracket, 435 people claimed jobseekers' allowance in Airdrie & Shotts last November - up 47 on 2017 during the same time period - and 393 in Coatbridge, Bellshill & Chryston; a rise of 32 on 2017's figures.
In Wansbeck, 3.1 per cent of the population is claiming Jobseekers' Allowance. In neighbouring Blyth Valley the fiure is 3 per cent.
Defence lawyer Jason Stark told Hamilton Sheriff Court: "Mr McBride is currently unemployed and receives jobseekers' allowance of PS72 per week."
According to the figures released by the Office foNational Statistics yesterday, Warwickshire has also seen a fall in the number of people claiming Jobseekers' Allowance - dropping from 7,268 to 7,124 last month.
He said the accused, who is the daughter of poet John Montague, was also pocketing a jobseekers' allowance in the UK of PS88.
UNEMPLOYMENT and jobseekers' allowance claimants have both fallen, but the number of over-65s in a job has reached a record one million, new figures revealed.
THE number of people claiming Jobseekers' Allowance has fallen again across Coventry and Warwickshire.
Anyone judged to be capable of working will be switched to the jobseekers' allowance worth up to pounds 65.45 a week, although those in genuine need will continue to receive IB worth up to pounds 91.40 a week.
All those with a child aged 10 to 16 will be switched from income support to jobseekers' allowance.
The Six Month Offer Since April, everyone reaching six months claiming Jobseekers' Allowance receives extra support from our advisers.
Michael Moore, aged 55, pleaded guilty to two charges of claiming jobseekers' allowance while failing to declare capital at Walsall Magistrates Court.
The call centre, which processes claims for income support, jobseekers' allowance and incapacity benefit, missed government targets to answer calls within 30 seconds.