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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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And their bid to save the Jobcentres has been backed by Liverpool MPs Dan Carden, Luciana Berger and Stephen Twigg.
In a statement, the Department for Work and Pensions said that "some smaller jobcentres will merge with larger ones and others will be co-located with local government premises".
That includes 10 Jobcentres, of which six are in Glasgow.
Attending a jobcentre appointment has turned into a living nightmare.
Hi-tech equipment, including specially-designed computers that bring all Jobcentre services into one device, will be installed at Jobcentres throughout the West Midlands, including offices in Erdington, Handsworth, Selly Oak and Washwood Heath.
People are able to move in and out of work more smoothly, and Universal Credit gives Jobcentres instant access to HMRC earnings data so they can make sure people are receiving the right amount of support to progress in work.
Jobs in the sex industry which could lead to exploitation will be banned from being advertised in Jobcentres, the Government has announced.
Over recent months, Jobcentres have looked at different ways to engage younger jobseekers, with initiatives like advertising retail vacancies on Twitter, hosting mini jobsfairs aimed at under 25s and even releasing their own free 'app''.
A website is using branches of JobCentre Plus in Warwickshire, Birmingham and Solihull to hunt for "barely legal girls" who are prepared to take their clothes off and talk about sex with total strangers.
The Federation of Small Businesses said research showed one in three smaller firms found the Jobcentre Plus network "ineffective" and around half the 2,500 FSB members surveyed did not even know if Jobcentres worked well or not.
The Government needs to put extra staff into Jobcentres and start reopening offices, ensuring people get the service they expect and minimising frustration which can boil over into abuse.