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Results 1–20 of 133 for Universal Jobmatch

Jobcentre Plus (7 Jul 2015)

Kate Green: ...outcomes. There are also questions about staff morale and whether Jobcentre Plus has the resources and capacity it needs. The major reforms with which Jobcentre Plus staff are grappling—such as universal credit and Universal Jobmatch—have been beset by systems problems, resulting in poor service to claimants and major delays. Although more people are moving into employment and...

Scotland Bill: Clause 26 — Employment support (30 Jun 2015)

Hannah Bardell: ...stories about sanctions, and citizens advice bureaux have informed us of a number of such cases. A CAB in the south of Scotland reported that a client had been sanctioned for the second time for failing to log into Universal Jobmatch. The client’s local library had been closed for refurbishment, and there was no other access to public computers in the local area. The sanction was...

Fifa: Britain in the World (1 Jun 2015)

Suella Fernandes: ...Minister for Employment. His brief covered financial services in the aftermath of the credit crunch and he embraced the challenge of banking reform. As Minister for Employment, he was responsible for Universal Jobmatch, an excellent service matching jobseekers and employers online. Following Mark is not only daunting but inspiring. I will be a strong voice for Fareham. More than 1,000...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (25 Feb 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the proportion of people receiving jobseeker's allowance who have accessed Universal Jobmatch.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (25 Feb 2015)

Alison McGovern: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many zero-hours contracts were advertised on Universal Jobmatch in each of the last 12 months.

Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day]: Compulsory Jobs Guarantee (11 Feb 2015)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...have made such a Horlicks of that, they have decided to throw in this business instead. Let me deal with the success of the employment programme and talk about what we in this Government have done. Universal Jobmatch has transformed how almost 7 million people look for work, with over 4 million average daily searches. Work experience is one of this Government’s great successes for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Electronic Government (4 Feb 2015)

Esther McVey: The Department for Work and Pensions has already successfully delivered some of the most used digital services in Government, including Jobseekers’ Allowance online, Universal Jobmatch and (on behalf of wider Government) the Government Gateway. Evaluation from the development and maintenance of these services is a core part of the Department’s approach as it continues to build...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers (21 Jan 2015)

David Laws: ...experience as helpful. Overall, teacher vacancy rates remain very low (vacancy rate of 0.2% as of November 2013). The Government provides access, through the gov.uk portal, to the ‘Universal Jobmatch’ website, which helps teachers (amongst others) to identify appropriate vacancies. Schools and local authorities (in the maintained sector) are responsible for recruiting...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (5 Jan 2015)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many job applications have been made through Universal Jobmatch from the EU-wide jobs portal since November 2012.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (9 Dec 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints his Department has received about the universal jobmatch service since November 2012.

[Mr George Howarth in the Chair] — Benefit Sanctioning (2 Dec 2014)

Paul Blomfield: ...or write. Despite the fact that he gets significant support with looking for work from a local Job Club, he was sanctioned for not doing ‘enough’ jobseeking.” Another constituent, coincidentally also called Tony, thinks he was sanctioned because the activity on his Universal Jobmatch account was considered too low by the jobcentre. I say that he thinks that was the reason...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (7 Nov 2014)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate he has made of the number of duplicate job postings on the Universal Jobmatch website.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (7 Nov 2014)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of (a) duplicate and (b) expired job postings on the Universal Jobmatch website.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (11 Sep 2014)

Frank Field: ...Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which of the tools, processes and techniques used by Monster on its commercial job search website to protect users from fraudulent activity are not used on Universal Jobmatch; and what changes Monster has proposed to his Department to improve anti-fraud protection on his Department's website.

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Welfare State: Reform (9 Sep 2014)

Mark Harper: holding answer 5 September 2014 This Government has made significant progress in implementing the most far-reaching programme of welfare reforms for a generation. We have Launched Universal Credit, the biggest change to the welfare system in a generation, in April 2013. Currently operating in 38 areas. It will be available in 90—or one in eight—of the country's jobcentres by the...

Business of the House (4 Sep 2014)

Valerie Vaz: May we have an urgent debate on the universal Jobmatch website? My constituent, Wendy Perrins, was made redundant in June. She has applied for 29 jobs, some of which are duplicates and some of which have been posted before. Why should our constituents be sanctioned when the website is not fit for purpose and when people are desperately seeking jobs?

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Universal Jobmatch (1 Sep 2014)

Valerie Vaz: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment he has made of the performance of his Department's universal jobmatch website.

[Mr David Amess in the Chair] — Jobcentre Plus (10 Jul 2014)

Anne Begg: ...inquiry on that. The Minister did not give any reasons why there is such a huge increase in food banks and, unfortunately, she has not said anything about off-flow measures. The Minister’s own Universal Jobmatch has thrown up a job that was supposedly 20 miles from her constituency, but was actually in Japan. Sitting adjourned without Question put ( Standing Order No. 10(13))

Opposition Day — [3rd Allotted Day]: DWP: Performance (30 Jun 2014)

Michael Connarty: ...a week; that is 20 hours maximum. People are still getting tax credits to top that up, which is why we still have basically the working poor claiming benefits while they are working. On jobseeker’s allowance, everyone I talk to about the Universal Jobmatch says, “Oh, it’s out of date. The jobs have gone by the time you apply.” People are searching the world for jobs...


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