Job Centres Encourage Women Into Construction

Hundreds of women have got construction and engineering jobs thanks to support from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) partnership with charity, Women into Construction, as latest figures reveal there are almost 2 million more women in employment since 2010. The partnership supports those DWP jobseekers who wouldn’t ordinarily consider a career in this […]

Why New “Way to Work” Programme Won’t Work

The DWP has launched a “Way To Work” programme which they say will support people into work quicker, fill vacancies, and reduce numbers of people on Universal Credit.  The scheme expects universal credit claimants to search more widely for available jobs from the fourth week of claiming, rather than from three months as is currently […]

Free Broadband For Job Seekers

Jobseekers can apply for six months of free broadband to help them look for a job.  TalkTalk has partnered with the Department for Work and Pensions to create the offer. The Salford-based telecoms giant said it will roll out a new voucher scheme giving those looking for work free access to high-quality broadband.  The programme […]