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Employment Schemes

Volume 493: debated on Wednesday 3 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which staff in (a) his Department and (b) its agencies are responsible for administering the employers' golden hello scheme announced by his Department on 12 January 2009. (269014)

Jobcentre Plus employer engagement staff, personal advisers and centralised payment processing teams will be responsible for administering the recruitment subsidy. All financial transactions relating to the recruitment subsidy to employers will be the responsibility of the Department for Work and Pensions' Shared Services.