Conditionality and Sanctions
This factsheet explains what actions single parents have to take (conditionality) in order to be awarded, and remain entitled to, jobseeker’s allowance while seeking employment. It also looks at difficulties that may be encountered and penalties (sanctions) that may be imposed. Although this factsheet relates to most benefits, it applies mainly to jobseeker’s allowance.
Note: This factsheet is aimed at professionals working with single parents but it is also be of value to single parents themselves.