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Benefit claimants pleased at prospect of zero-hour contracts

In what appears to be the perfect deal for those either unable or reluctant to work, the government plans to push claimants off benefits and into jobs they will not have to do. The rationale being that if people only have to work zero hours, they will have plenty of time to make money elsewhere.

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Posted: May 7th, 2014
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LinkedIn launch dedicated network for the jobless – ‘AlwaysIn’

always more to learn from like-minded professionalsLinkedIn today, announced the launch of ‘AlwaysIn’, a dedicated jobless-to-jobless network for those currently unemployed and illegally claiming benefits.

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Posted: Jan 23rd, 2014
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Cameron outlines plans to cut Scottish immigrants’ benefits

David Cameron has given details today of proposals to restrict the amount of benefits that Scottish immigrants to the UK can claim should Scotland vote for independence next year. Under the plans Scots would have to live in the UK for three months, stop pretending that Irn Bru’s better than Coke and change their ringtone to Swing Low Sweet Chariot before becoming a burden on the welfare state.

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Posted: Nov 30th, 2013
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IDS tells public sector workers: ‘Hand back your wages’

Iain Duncan Smith has today stated that it is an ‘anomaly’ that all civil servants receive a salary when some could afford to do without.

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Posted: Apr 29th, 2013
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Britons urged not to panic after possible sighting of ‘Bulgarian’

four other cases reported leading to fears of apocalypseA woman in Braintree, Essex claimed to have seen a Bulgarian lurking in some bushes near a local petrol station, leading to fears of hysterical panic-bigotry among thousands of Daily Express readers.

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2013
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