Make an effort, jobseekers warned

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%Jobseekers will have to take steps to make themselves employable before meeting with an adviser, or face benefit sanctions from the end of the month.

The Government said the improving jobs market meant it was time to start expecting more of people if they want to claim benefits.