Headlines, PublicNet: 22 December, 2014

More people are finding jobs through the government’s flagship back-to-work scheme, according to figures from the Department for Work and Pensions.

DWP figures show that the Work Programme is exceeding performance expectations for JSA jobseekers. This reflects a recent NAO report which found that the Work Programme is supporting people into employment at the same rate as previous programmes. The report also predicted that performance of the programme is expected to continue to rise.

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