Successful Armed Forces employment programme extended

JOBSEEKERSA programme that helps jobseekers who are interested in the Armed Forces get into work will be rolled out following a pilot scheme. The Armed Forces Employability Pathway (AFEP) allows eligible jobseekers to… More information

Some parents of armed forces personnel exempt ‘Bedroom Tax’

‘BedrBEDROOMoom tax’ or ‘spare room subsidy’ is to be levied on those who live in social housing but do not fully occupy all the bedrooms. Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith said the tax was absolutely vital as too many people were living in social accommodation which they did not fully occupy while millions of others were living in overcrowded spaces or sitting on waiting lists for extended periods. Students were…More information

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