Working, jobs and pensions

Includes holidays and finding a job


  1. Check your State Pension

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

  2. Find a job

    Search and apply for jobs in Great Britain using ‘Find a job’.

  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

    Use the DBS Update Service to keep your DBS check certificates up to date or check an applicant's DBS certificate (used to be called CRB checks).

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Guidance and regulation

  1. UK bank holidays
  2. Track or view your DBS certificate
  3. Update Service and other DBS online services
  4. Work out your reduced (tapered) annual allowance
  5. Contact the Department for Work and Pensions about its policies
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News and communications

  1. UK set to introduce ‘Jack’s Law’ – new legal right to paid parental bereavement leave
  2. National Living Wage to hit 60 per cent target in April
  3. LPC advice to Government on the future of the minimum wage
  4. Government proposes enhanced protections for workers facing workplace discrimination
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Research and statistics

  1. Earnings and employment statistics from Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Real Time Information (Experimental Statistics): July 2014 to December 2019
  2. DBS dataset 5: police disclosure unit performance
  3. DBS dataset 4: barring cases and appeals
  4. DBS dataset 3: number and type of registered and umbrella body applications
  5. DBS dataset 2: Disputes volumes and response times
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Low Pay Commission consultation 2019
  2. Salaried workers and salary sacrifice schemes: changing the National Minimum Wage rules
  3. The Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (General Levy) review 2019
  4. Off-payroll working rules from April 2020: Factsheet
  5. DBS Privacy Policies
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Memorandum of understanding: social security and employment support services in Scotland
  2. Finding a job and starting work in Scotland: Fair Start Scotland Service Level Agreement
  3. Working hours and pay grades of school teachers in Lincoln, UK
  4. Department for Communities (NI) complaints: Annual report by the Independent Case Examiner 2017 to 2018
  5. DWP complaints: Annual report by the Independent Case Examiner 2017 to 2018
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