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More than 40% of jobseekers in the East Midlands could face sanctions

Written by on 21st November 2014

More than 40% of jobseekers in the East Midlands could face sanctions

 
 
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Not enough jobseekers in the East Midlands are attending work placements and training.

This comes after new figures that show over forty percent of referalls haven’t been completed in the region for nearly four years.

If claimants do not complete training or a work placement they could face financial penalties or even losing their benefits.

Henry Murray, a local Jobcentre manager, spoke to our reporter Sebastian Edgington-Cole to explain more, so click listen to hear the full story.