Should I sign up for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)?

Should I sign up for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)?

THE PROS AND CONS OF SIGNING ON AFTER GRADUATION Are you struggling to find work, running out of cash – and considering signing on for Jobseeker’s Allowance? Is the money you get worth the hassle of applying? And can you do internships (either paid or...
Graduates on JSA forced to accept zero-hours contracts

Graduates on JSA forced to accept zero-hours contracts

YOUNG JOBSEEKERS WHO REFUSE COULD LOSE BENEFITS FOR THREE MONTHS OR MORE Young jobseekers – including graduates – face losing their benefits if they refuse to take zero-hours contract roles, under new plans being drawn up by the government. Those who turn...
Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

UNDER-25s TO BE STRIPPED OF HOUSING BENEFIT, AS WELL AS JSA People under 25 will lose their housing benefit unless they are “earning or learning”, David Cameron has announced. That will include graduates who have invested tens of thousands of pounds on...