Important, please share this widely. Hundreds of thousands of people are unfairly sanctioned each year and this could help a significant number of them. Thank you.
Some time ago, a reader of this blog wrote to me to inform me that a SKWAWKBOX article he’d read had resulted in an unjust benefit sanction against him being overturned. I’ll let him tell it in his own words:
Hi, just a quick note about your blog post regarding Jobseeker’s Agreements.
I recently got a 28 day sanction for allegedly not spending enough time on my jobsearch.
I supplied information of 26 job applications and the lovely decision makers decided that this was not reasonable!
Through research, I found your blog and it was a massive help to the Mandatory Consideration that I supplied.
The Sanction was overturned and so I’d just like to thank you for writing such a helpful guide to…
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