Work and unemployment

Jobseeker’s Allowance is dependent on claimants fulfilling a whole range of requirements, some of them difficult, if not impossible to fulfil, as well as unjust and of no use in helping people find work.

In this section:

  1. Jobseeker's Allowance
  2. Universal Jobmatch
  3. The work programme
  4. Mandatory workfare
  5. Sanctions

(Note: These benefits and schemes affect many people who claim disability benefits or are challenging fit for work decisions. For more information see the Disability benefits and support section.)