CLOSING/ MERGING JOBCENTRES

Created 01/08/2017

The government has said it plans to-

'merge 68 smaller jobcentres into larger or underused ones nearby

move 4 jobcentres to new sites where we have secured better new premises

co-locate around an additional 40 jobcentres with local authorities or other community services to provide joined-up services for the local community with all services in one place

move to a network of larger more ef cient corporate and back of ce buildings, opening a new corporate site and 5 new large service centres across the country, in a phased approach starting in 2018 and closing 26 processing or corporate sites 

re-organise the corporate centre to make maximum use of 7 regional

corporate hubs (in 6 cities), including establishing a new office in central Manchester'

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