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Quiz: What can get my Job Seeker’s Allowance sanctioned?

Job Seeker’s Sanctioning is a reality and can happen to anyone. There are few things to be aware of when claiming JSA – do you know what they are?

Question 1

Not applying for enough jobs will get my JSA sanctioned

Select true or false below

True

WRONG... The answer is True

If you do not meet the requirements and apply for enough jobs you run the risk of getting your JSA sanctioned. Make sure you are applying for jobs online, attending interviews and job centre appointments.

Question 2

Refusing to apply for a suitable job

Select true or false below

True

WRONG... The answer is True

If you do not apply to suitable roles regularly, your JSA may be sanctioned.

Question 3

Not being available for work

Select true or false below

True

WRONG... The answer is True

Job Seeker's Allowance is designed to give you the financial support you need to look for work. You will need to be available to work in order to receive your JSA.

Question 4

Not attending a compulsory training or employment scheme.

Select true or false below

True

WRONG... The answer is True

If you are provided specific training or an employment scheme by your local Jobcentre and do not attend, there is a risk your JSA will be sanctioned.

Question 5

Leaving a job voluntarily or being sacked for misconduct.

Select true or false below

True

WRONG... The answer is True

If you leave a job voluntarily you may loose your Job Seeker's Allowance benefit.

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Money for Life work in partnership with the Money Advice Service, an independent organisation set up by government. Money AdviceService provides free, unbiased money guidance across the UK to help people make the most of their money.  If you have a question or need help, you can chat to them here.

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