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Jobcentre

Brit any of a number of government offices having premises usually situated in or near the main shopping area of a town in which people seeking jobs can consult displayed advertisements in informal surroundings
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The Jobcentre Plus website says it will close on Friday, August 31 to merge with Newcastle Cathedral Square jobcentre, and all services will move to the city centre base from Monday, September 3.
The scheme offers jobseekers a 50 per cent discount on train fares as they travel to interviews, to the Jobcentre or to and from training.
Lots of unemployed people who are looking for work could qualify for the discount scheme, and all you need to do is pick up a card from your local Jobcentre.
Jo Ledgard, of Huddersfield Jobcentre, said the construction sector had a high proportion of workers aged over 55 - and already faced serious labour and skills problems, which were likely to increase.
Mayor Anderson and cabinet member for employment Lana Orr have written to employment minister Damian Hinds to tell him that the council's plan would keep Jobcentre services in these communities while still saving the Govermment money.
"It is clear that the DWP intend to force through the vast majority of closures, putting our members' jobs at risk and devastating the Jobcentre network.
We have heard all the stories from Redcar MP Anna Turley about the intimidating treatment former steelworkers have experienced at the hands of some Jobcentre Plus staff.
Full Monty-style dole queues end OLD-fashioned 'signing-on,' job cards in windows and Full Monty-style dole queues are being consigned to the past across Birmingham's Jobcentres - with a digital revolution.
Paul Phillips, a Jobcentre Plus manager in the West Midlands, said: "Jobcentre sta can oer a wide range of support to jobseekers to help them nd work, whatever their barriers might be."
Demonstrators claim Silviou Pungaru has been unable to secure a NI number to allow him to work as JobCentre staff have refused to recognise him as self-employed.
The ban follows a public consultation that revealed significant public concern about Jobcentre Plus advertising jobs in the sex industry.