Missed telephone appointment – might I be sanctioned?

Some moments of sick apprehension today. I remembered, some time after the appointment time, that today was the day for my monthly UC phonecall. There was no missed call on either my mobile or landline, however, although either could have been missed whilst I took my dog out for a walk. I remembered that I … Continue reading Missed telephone appointment – might I be sanctioned?

Benefit sanctions

Jobcentre staff are being set targets for sanctioning claimants, and are encouraged to employ methods that are more likely to result in sanctionable behaviour.  That’s the news coming out that many who work on behalf of social security recipients will not be surprised to read.  Normally it is pleasing to be confirmed in one’s suspicions … Continue reading Benefit sanctions