Working, jobs and pensions

Includes holidays and finding a job


  1. Find a job

    Search and apply for jobs using 'Find a job' - this service has replaced Universal Jobmatch.

  2. Check your State Pension

    Find out how much State Pension you could get, when you could get it and how you could increase it

  3. National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates

    The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates: age, apprentices, previous years

  4. Find an apprenticeship

    Register your profile, search vacancies and apply for an apprenticeship - you must be 16 or over

  5. DBS Update Service

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service - register to join the service or check an applicant's DBS certificate online

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Guidance and regulation

  1. UK bank holidays
  2. Request your personal information from the Department for Work and Pensions
  3. Disability Confident: how to sign up to the employer scheme
  4. Employing disabled people and people with health conditions
  5. Disability Confident promotional material
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News and communications

  1. Welfare reform success with 54,000 benefit cap households taking on more work
  2. Letter from Bryan Sanderson to the Secretary of State for BEIS
  3. LPC welcomes acceptance of its 2019 minimum wage rate recommendations
  4. Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion gives keynote speech at the PLSA Conference 2018
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Research and statistics

  1. BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker: Wave 27
  2. Distribution of low-paid jobs by 10 pence bands
  3. Employment Vacancies – Statistics from July to September 2018.
  4. National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage: government evidence on compliance and enforcement, 2018
  5. Steps 2 Success: NI Statistics from October 2014 to June 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Draft legislation: repayment of the overseas transfer charge
  2. Delivering collective defined contribution pension schemes
  3. Parental bereavement leave and pay
  4. Reform of employer contributions into life assurance and overseas pension schemes
  5. Off-payroll working in the private sector (IR35): Budget 2018 brief
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Department for Communities (NI) complaints: Annual report by the Independent Case Examiner 2017 to 2018
  2. DWP complaints: Annual report by the Independent Case Examiner 2017 to 2018
  3. Low Pay Commission business plan 2018/19
  4. HMRC report of non-qualifying regulatory provisions 2017 to 2018
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