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Bryan Sanderson appointed interim Chairman of the Low Pay Commission

Bryan Sanderson appointed interim Chairman of the Low Pay Commission

The independent LPC advises the government about National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates.

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Susan Park appointed as Director General, Universal Credit operations

Susan Park appointed as Director General, Universal Credit operations

Susan Park has been appointed Director General Universal Credit Operations, accountable for its operation in jobcentres and service centres.

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Government review team launches nationwide modern employment practices tour in London

Government review team launches nationwide modern employment practices tour in London

Employers and workers get to have their say on modern employment practices as government-backed Matthew Taylor Review team launches its UK tour.

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DBS digital services

DBS digital services

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be introducing new online services over the next 12 months.

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Seeking disability sector champions

Seeking disability sector champions

The Office for Disability Issues are seeking business people to champion accessibility of products and services for disabled people.

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Sir Brendan Barber reappointed chair of Acas

Sir Brendan Barber reappointed chair of Acas

Sir Brendan Barber has been reappointed as chair of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service Council.

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DBS Christmas and New Year opening hours 2016

DBS Christmas and New Year opening hours 2016

Youíll be able to use our online services throughout Christmas and New Year.

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November Labour Market Statistics For Scotland

November Labour Market Statistics For Scotland

Unemployment in Scotland fell by 14,000 in the period July to September 2016, and now stands at 129,000 according to data released today.

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Government agrees to extend legal protections for whistleblowers in childrenís social care sector

Government agrees to extend legal protections for whistleblowers in childrenís social care sector

A new legal protection for whistleblowers applying for jobs in the childrenís social care sector has been announced.

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Government announces review into electronic voting for industrial action ballots

Government announces review into electronic voting for industrial action ballots

Government announces independent review of electronic voting for industrial action ballot.

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Major businesses give Northern Powerhouse the thumbs up

Major businesses give Northern Powerhouse the thumbs up

Dozens of firms have stepped up to back the Northern Powerhouse in major boost to the governmentís ambitions.

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Young Londoners Sample Life as a Treasury Official

Young Londoners Sample Life as a Treasury Official

"Thereís no better way to back young peopleís futures than to offer them a chance to learn more about the opportunities available to them," said Permanent Secretary, Tom Scholar.

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Employment hits record high as Welsh jobs market powers ahead

Employment hits record high as Welsh jobs market powers ahead

The employment rate in Wales continues to increase as shown in recent statistics.

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Managing sickness absence: funding available for innovative solutions

Managing sickness absence: funding available for innovative solutions

Businesses and organisations can apply for a share of £500,000 to develop solutions that will help SMEs manage short-term sickness absence.

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Certification Officer: Mergers

Certification Officer: Mergers

Summary of mergers of trade unions and employers' associations.

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Two years since flexible working extended to all employees

Two years since flexible working extended to all employees

It's been 2 years since the government extended the right to apply for flexible working to all employees.

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Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 more areas

Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 more areas

Universal Credit becomes available to all types of claimant in Harrogate, Richmond (North Yorkshire), Inverness, Hammersmith and Ryedale.

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Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 more areas

Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 more areas

Universal Credit becomes available to all types of claimant in Harrogate, Richmond (North Yorkshire), Inverness, Hammersmith and Ryedale.

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Civil Service hosts opening reception for Summer Diversity Internship Programme 2016

Civil Service hosts opening reception for Summer Diversity Internship Programme 2016

Sir Jeremy Heywood, Head of the Civil Service, was present to welcome the new interns into the organization.

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Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 areas today

Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 areas today

Bath, Newcastle, Bridgwater, Rugby and Lowestoft all expand Universal Credit.

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All Scottish jobcentres now offer Universal Credit

All Scottish jobcentres now offer Universal Credit

Last 5 offices in Scotland switch over to offer the new service.

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Civil Service Fast Track to close for applications at 6pm today

Civil Service Fast Track to close for applications at 6pm today

Make sure you submit yours by then!

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Every jobcentre in Yorkshire now offers Universal Credit

Every jobcentre in Yorkshire now offers Universal Credit

Last 4 offices in Yorkshire switch over to new service.

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What could you do in 15 minutes this weekend?

What could you do in 15 minutes this weekend?

It only takes 15 minutes to start a job application that could change your life

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DBS customer surveys and research 2016

DBS customer surveys and research 2016

Your feedback will help improve DBS services and the experiences you have with us.

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Workless households fall by more than three quarters of a million since 2010

Workless households fall by more than three quarters of a million since 2010

The number of households where no one works has fallen by more than 750,000 since 2010 and is now at its lowest level in more than 10 years.

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Andrew Rhodes appointed Director General, DWP Operations

Andrew Rhodes appointed Director General, DWP Operations

Andrew Rhodes has been appointed Director General of DWP Operations.

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All Welsh jobcentres switch over to Universal Credit

All Welsh jobcentres switch over to Universal Credit

Wales becomes the first nation in the UK to complete the rollout of Universal Credit.

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Employment in Wales hits new high with record numbers in work

Employment in Wales hits new high with record numbers in work

Another strong quarter of figures for the Welsh economy shows employment in Wales is rising with a drop in people claiming benefits

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Every jobcentre in London and home counties switched to Universal Credit

Every jobcentre in London and home counties switched to Universal Credit

Over 95% of jobcentres now offer Universal Credit.

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Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship programme now open for applications!

Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship programme now open for applications!

A fantastic opportunity to Earn, Learn and Succeed within the Civil Service.

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Universal Credit in all jobcentres in the Humber and north east Yorkshire

Universal Credit in all jobcentres in the Humber and north east Yorkshire

New milestone reached as over 660 jobcentres now offer Universal Credit.

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90% of jobcentres now offer Universal Credit

90% of jobcentres now offer Universal Credit

Today, 16 more jobcentres will start offering the new benefit.

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Universal Credit reaches 20 more jobcentres this week

Universal Credit reaches 20 more jobcentres this week

Universal Credit is now available in 623 jobcentres, helping over a quarter of a million people to find work faster and earn more.

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Universal Credit available across Essex in latest rollout

Universal Credit available across Essex in latest rollout

Fifteen more jobcentres now offer Universal Credit, with nearly 600 offices live nationwide.

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Government Statistical Service: influential anlaysis at the heart of government

Government Statistical Service: influential anlaysis at the heart of government

Find out more information about the Government Statistical Service

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New strike thresholds for important public services

New strike thresholds for important public services

Ballots for industrial action in important public services will need at least 40% of union members to have voted in favour of them before disruptive strikes can go ahead.

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You can now claim Universal Credit at 80% of all jobcentres

You can now claim Universal Credit at 80% of all jobcentres

New milestone reached with 568 jobcentres offering the new benefit.

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A diverse apprenticeship for a diverse society

A diverse apprenticeship for a diverse society

Find out about our work promoting diversity and inclusion

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DBS call centre closed for today

DBS call centre closed for today

The call centre will be closed for the rest of the day (Friday 8 January 2016) due to circumstances beyond our control.

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Universal Credit now in three quarters of all jobcentres

Universal Credit now in three quarters of all jobcentres

New milestone reached with over a quarter of a million claims made to Universal Credit.

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UKCES launches new local data summaries

UKCES launches new local data summaries

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has launched a new set of local data summaries, covering 39 local areas.

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Universal Credit now in almost 550 jobcentres

Universal Credit now in almost 550 jobcentres

Today, 18 more jobcentre offices start offering Universal Credit.

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DBS Christmas opening times

DBS Christmas opening times

You will be able to use DBS online services throughout the Christmas and New Year holiday.

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Universal Credit now available in 70% of all jobcentres

Universal Credit now available in 70% of all jobcentres

More jobcentres across Britain now offer Universal Credit as 12 more offices take new claims from today.

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