Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I would like some information on your schemes to get people back into work. In particular I believe you have a scheme whereby you pay JSA for a period of time whilst the person works for a company. In the event the company then takes the person on:
- is there a guaranteed minimum number of hours the company must commit to in employing the person?
- assuming there is, what are the minimum hours the company must commit to?
- is there a minimum period the person must be employed for, ie six or twelve months?
- is the company given a financial incentive to employ the person and if so how much? In the event disclosure of the actual figure falls within an exclusion I would be satisfied with just a yes/no answer.
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