Jobcentre advice haphazard, say MPs

Press Association
File photo dated 19/03/09 of a group of men outside a Job Centre Plus branch as a shortage of skilled workers in some industries is a
File photo dated 19/03/09 of a group of men outside a Job Centre Plus branch as a shortage of skilled workers in some industries is a

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The way claimants' benefit needs are dealt with by jobcentres is "haphazard" and prone to missing crucial information about barriers to work, the Government has been told.

A committee of MPs said key performance indicators used by Jobcentre Plus (JCP) should immediately be revised to help people into work, not just off benefits.