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job centre

a government office, part of a national network of such offices operated by the Employment Service of the DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS, where UNEMPLOYED persons can register as seeking work and where employers can notify job VACANCIES. Thus, job centres play a valuable role in facilitating the smooth functioning of the LABOUR MARKET. See JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE.

job centre

a government office, part of a national network of such offices operated by JOBCENTRE PLUS (DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS) where UNEMPLOYED persons can register as seeking work and where employers can notify job VACANCIES. Thus, job centres play a valuable role in facilitating the smooth functioning of the LABOUR MARKET by easing FRICTIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT. See CLAIMANT COUNT UNEMPLOYMENT MEASURE, REGISTERED UNEMPLOYMENT. Jobcentre Plus the UK government agency part of the DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS, that is responsible for assisting unemployed people to obtain work or to improve their prospects of work through training programmes and to assist employers to fill their VACANCIES. The agency also administers claims for, and payment of, the JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE. These activities are conducted through a nationwide network of JOB CENTRES.
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I was told by my job centre adviser I would be much better off claiming the new Universal Credit, that I could keep much more of the money I earned.
That grown man standing in front of a 20-year-old crying his eyes out, because what had happened to him was the money that he would normally use to pay for his travel to come to the charity to get his food, he decided that in order to afford to get to the Job Centre he would save that money.
The Mobile Job Centre was inaugurated at the ministry on Tuesday, in a ceremony presided over by Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng, and attended by Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia Maria Sargren, Eva Theisz, the head of the International Department at the Swedish Public Employment Service, unions, and development partners and other guests.
The borough follows Sefton, which started issuing the new benefit from Job Centre Plus branches in Bootle, Crosby and Southport last October.
Nora added:"There is also new 10 week photographic group called Peer Focus for people in recovery and we will be displaying some of the glossy photographs the group has produced." A similar project involving job seekers at Renfrew Job Centre Plus is also running, with a High Street display helping to showcase the work of those taking part.
Norris Green job centre closes in September, with Aintree closing in October.
Ian Littlewood, 47, took out the weapon and told staff at the Ebbw Vale job centre "this is going to be sorted out today or somebody's going to pay" after he was told his benefits would be suspended.
Addressing the ground breaking ceremony for the Dangote Education for Employment (E4E) Job Centre, the well-known industrialist said that the job centre showed his interest in human capital development, especially in Abia State.
The DWP said claimants will be informed in advance of the closures and job centre work coaches will provide help and assistance to them during the mergers.
Stephen Mills: "For anyone who has never dealt with job centre plus or the DWP I suggest watching a very good film called I Daniel Blake, it is true to the bone of the attitudes of the job centre staff."
But the DWP says the job centre was becoming "increasingly under used", with more and more services being offered online.
The block on New Buildings has been empty since Job Centre Plus staff relocated to the Hinckley Hub in Rugby Road late in 2013.