Tuesday 23 January 2018

Why it sometimes pays better not to work

Many of the jobs being offered to those on the dole are low-paid ones
Many of the jobs being offered to those on the dole are low-paid ones
The numbers signing on the live register dropped in the last month

Being on the dole is soul-destroying and depressing.

But for families that have children, it is sometimes a better bet financially than taking up a low-paid job.

Take a family where there is no one at work.

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