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Department for Work and Pensions

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are partners in the delivery of devolved employability services such as Fair Start Scotland.

DWP deliver a range of employability support services for employers and for people seeking work.


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Working with Employers

The Jobcentre Plus working together with employers leaflet is a summary of services Jobcentre Plus offers to employers.


Benefit and Pension Rates 2021/22

A list of the benefit rates and pension rates for 2021 to 2022 has been published on GOV.UK


Support for Disabled Jobseekers

The number of specialist advisers dedicated to helping disabled jobseekers to secure and stay in work, has been boosted with an additional 315 Disability Employment Advisor (DEA) roles who will be in jobcentres across the UK by May 2021, bringing total numbers to 1,115 once the process is complete.



Jobhelp provided a range of job search help and advice, including hints and tips on latest vacancies. Hear from Jobcentre Work Coaches on how to find a job by clicking on the following link:


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The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new job placements for 16-24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment

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