Jobless grandfather William Harkin built a fake bomb and planted it outside a Middleton job centre in revenge over a cut to his welfare handouts was jailed for two years today.
Land of opportunity: Manchester enjoys ‘booming’ job market as unemployment sees biggest drop in 26 years
Manchester’s job market will continue to flourish according to a Jobcentre Plus boss after new figures showed the North West had the biggest fall in unemployment across the UK.
Police were called around 5am when a suspicious package was discovered outside the Job Centre on Oldham Road.
The tragic death of unemployed Bury gardener Martin Hadfield was ‘shocking and saddening’ according to youth charity YouthNet.
Unemployed Bury gardener hanged himself after job centre meeting left him ‘demoralised’, inquest hears
Martin Hadfield was found hanged the day after attending a meeting at the Jobcentre
Jobless Mancunians may have reason to be optimistic as dole queues are at their lowest since 2008, according to figures released by Greater Manchester’s Chamber of Commerce.
The number of Mancunians applying for JSA has dropped over the last year but more needs to be done according to Labour MP Graham Stringer.
‘Optimistic’ Manchester bucks trend of ‘economically inactive’ North West with job figures, says report
A total of 1,117,000 people were economically inactive between October and December 2013 according to the Office for National Statistics