Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) [workfare] Act 2013

Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013

Decision Makers Guidance (Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013
Memo DMG 11/13

1 – 2 Introduction
Regulations and notices requiring participation in a scheme
3 – 4 DMA action
5 – 7 Employment Skills and Enterprise Scheme (ESE scheme)
8 – 11 Notifications – ESE scheme
12 Notifications – MWA scheme
13 Effect of the revocation of regulations
14 Sanction already imposed

Previous info on:

Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill

Impact Assessment: Jobseekers Back to Work Schemes Bill (pdf)
(View online)

“The purpose of the Bill is to reverse the effect of both of the Court of Appeal’s adverse decisions…”…
— BoycottWorkfare (@boycottworkfare) March 14, 2013

Background info:

Landmark workfare ruling, “govt acted unlawfully workfare is quashed”

Court of Appeal (Civil Division) judgment – Reilly and Wilson v Secretary of State
Download: (pdf)
View online:

Court of Appeal Rules that the Government’s “Back to Work” Regulations are Unlawful and Must Be Quashed – 12/02/2013

New workfare regulations: The Jobseekers Allowance (Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/276)

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