Tag Archives: Department of Work and Pensions

Jobs fair at Centrale helped to get dozens back into work

More than one-third of Croydon residents attending a jobs fair at Centrale shopping centre went away clutching an offer of work in their hands. The jobs fair, organised by the Department of Work and Pensions and staged at the end … Continue reading

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Disabled forced to walk 400m to get to proposed benefits centre

The Department for Work and Pensions is “playing a cruel trick” on the disabled and unwell of Croydon over plans to open a benefits assessment centre in the New South Quarter development off the Purley Way. That’s according to a … Continue reading

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Help to give ATOS the benefit of your views on their work

ATOS, the company that vets disabled benefit claimants, is in retreat, writes JON BIGGER, as he prepares for further protests in Westminster tomorrow A few weeks ago there were demonstrations outside ATOS offices across the country (including a small but … Continue reading

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