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Finland trials basic income for unemployed

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Finland is to pay unemployed citizens a basic monthly income of €560 in a unique social experiment that is hoped to cut red tape, reduce poverty and boost employment.

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Mental health workers protest over new clinic above jobcentre

Shared from on 26 June 2015

Critics say London move comes dangerously close to government proposal to give psychological treatments to the unemployed.

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Children with better self-control are less likely to be unemployed, study finds

Shared from on 17 April 2015

Benjamin Franklin once said that if we educated young people to exercise self-control, we’d go a long way to improving society for everyone. A new study proves he might be right: our ability to manage our impulses can affect our chances of employment in later life – especially during time of economic stress.

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Children with better self-control are less likely to be unemployed, study finds

Shared from on 17 April 2015

Benjamin Franklin once said that if we educated young people to exercise self-control, we’d go a long way to improving society for everyone. A new study proves he might be right: our ability to manage our impulses can affect our chances of employment in later life – especially during time of economic stress.

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Firm offering free drycleaning for jobseekers

Shared from on 12 January 2015

The High Street chain Timpson is offering to dry clean suits for unemployed people going to job interviews.

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Government’s Help to Work scheme launches

Shared from on 28 April 2014

The long-term unemployed will be made to carry out voluntary work or further training to keep their benefits under a new Help to Work scheme.

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Labour will make jobless take maths and English tests

Shared from on 20 January 2014

The jobless would lose their unemployment benefit under a Labour Government if they failed a “basic skills test” and refused training.

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