New moves to tackle unemployment

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%New measures aimed at the long-term unemployed come into force today, with people facing benefit sanctions if they refuse to take part.

The Government said Jobcentre staff will have more options to support the hardest to help under Help to Work. There will be "intensive" coaching, a requirement to meet an adviser every day or doing community work for up to six months.