Jobcentre Rights

[Important update about this site: http://refuted.org.uk/foi/august/]

A short compilation of some important Jobcentre rights

Rights to refuse Zero Hour contracts: JSA and Universal Credit http://refuted.org.uk/2014/05/13/refusezerohourcon/

Resources to effectively appeal benefit sanctions and survive financially http://refuted.org.uk/sanctions/

How to Appeal or Dispute a Decision: From 28th October 2013 http://refuted.org.uk/2013/10/27/appeals/

53% of reconsideration requests and appeals against JSA sanctions are successful

Your rights to take support to jobcentre appointments and have others act on your behalf http://refuted.org.uk/2014/02/24/jobcentresupport/

Winning your benefit appeal: what you need to know – £12 from CPAG http://refuted.org.uk/2013/12/04/benefitappeal/

Hardship: JSA and ESA Hardship Payment claim form and Guidance: http://refuted.org.uk/2013/11/20/severesuffering/

Avoid Workfare: Check out BoycottWorkfare.org guide on how to avoid workfare.

Universal Jobmatch: Your key rights: http://refuted.org.uk/2013/10/13/jobmatch/

DWP Zero Hours guidance: Jobseekers Allowance and Universal Credit: http://refuted.org.uk/2013/10/18/zerohours/

Work Programme: You can still withdraw consent to share personal data with a Third Party http://refuted.org.uk/2014/02/28/withdrawconsent/

Jobcentre ‘My Work Plan’ is not mandatory, no sanctions for refusing http://refuted.org.uk/2014/01/27/myworkplan/

Voluntary Work: Remember under JSA and Universal Credit you can do it 35hrs full-time http://refuted.org.uk/2013/12/05/voluntarywork/

#DoNotConsent: Withdraw consent from Work Programme Providers: http://refuted.org.uk/2013/10/12/withhold/

#DoNotSign: No need to sign Work Programme documents and no sanctions: http://refuted.org.uk/2013/11/05/sign/

Benefits and Conscientious Objection: Restrictions on employment and workfare: http://refuted.org.uk/2013/11/17/conscientious/

Claiming Benefits without an email address or telephone number? Sanctions? Extensive DWP opinions: http://refuted.org.uk/2013/11/07/emailtelephone/

Complain about Jobcentre Plushttps://www.gov.uk/complain-jobcentre-plus

Got a complaint about a DWP Work Programme Provider? – http://refuted.org.uk/2013/10/13/providercomplaint/

Want compensation for poor Jobcentre service? – http://refuted.org.uk/2013/10/13/maladministration/

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