DWP: Two million more women in work since 2010, as UK unemployment remains low

Press release from the Department for Work and Pensions and Julie Marson MP The UK’s female workforce is booming, new figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal New ONS data shows number of working women is now 2 million more than in 2010Women in high-skilled jobs is up 38.5% since 2010, with proportion of women … Continue reading DWP: Two million more women in work since 2010, as UK unemployment remains low

Update from DWP on Sheffield Youth Hub referrals to MCDT, SOAR and Heeley City Farm

Written by Amy Jones, Employer Advisor, South Yorkshire District, Department for Work and Pensions I would like the opportunity to share with you details of our Work coaches in Youth Hubs. If you have any 18/24 who need extra support and would benefit from attending work coach interviews in the community rather than the jobcentre … Continue reading Update from DWP on Sheffield Youth Hub referrals to MCDT, SOAR and Heeley City Farm

7 in 10 young people in work 4 months after leaving government’s Kickstart Scheme

From the Department for Work and Pensions On Tuesday 12 July, senior Cabinet Ministers awarded young people and employers for their contribution to tackling high youth unemployment through the Kickstart Scheme, as the country recovered from the pandemic. Launched in September 2020, the scheme secured over 163,000 jobs for young people nationwide as part of … Continue reading 7 in 10 young people in work 4 months after leaving government’s Kickstart Scheme

Cost of Living Payments from 14 July; a quarter of UK families to receive support including

From: Department for Work and Pensions and The Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP Almost one in four families across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will get £326 sent directly to them from today, with the second instalment of £324 sent later this year as part of the government’s £37 billion support package. £326 – the first … Continue reading Cost of Living Payments from 14 July; a quarter of UK families to receive support including

Jobcentres back 1,000 women into construction

Written by the Department for Work & Pensions 1,000 women have got jobs in the construction and engineering sector, thanks to a partnership between DWP and Women into Construction. Birmingham local Amanjeet secured role on HS2 project that will connect her hometown with major citiesRecent data shows there are almost 2 million more women in … Continue reading Jobcentres back 1,000 women into construction

DWP: Half a million benefit claimants get jobs in under 6 months

Written by the Department for Work & Pensions Half a million people have been supported into work in less than 6 months thanks to “Way to Work”, a government drive to get jobseekers into vacancies. Over 500,000 jobseekers have been supported to find work through their jobcentre as government meets its target, helping to grow … Continue reading DWP: Half a million benefit claimants get jobs in under 6 months