JSA & Universal Credit: No Work Search #BenefitSanctions from 30 June 2020 until millions of claimants “accept a new or revised Claimant Commitment”, the DWP has recruited thousands of new Work Coaches, Jobcentre and local Covid19 restrictions are lifted.

[ Need benefit advice? Check advicelocal.uk and for UC Claimant Commitments go to claimantcommitments.org.uk ] There is evidence that the DWP is still operating a ‘light touch element‘ [1] to Universal Credit, which manifests itself by Work Search requirements still not being commitments claimants must accept, which suggests related sanctions are in effect “very rare”. […]

JSA & Universal Credit: No Work Search #BenefitSanctions from 30 June 2020 until millions of claimants “accept a new or revised Claimant Commitment”, the DWP has recruited thousands of new Work Coaches, Jobcentre and local Covid19 restrictions are lifted.

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