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Young People need consistency

The visit to the careers adviser was a fixed part of the School experience when I was a pupil. I recall a couple of visits during my time. The first was just before I needed to select the ‘O’ Levels and GCSE’s … Continue rea...
by IanChisnall on Nov 12, 2015

One Stop Shop in Willesden Library

These are some of the PCs that have replaced the former One Stop Shop in the old Willesden Library and after that Harlesden Job Centre.  Apart from the initial phase, the area has been unstaffed and is likely to remain so.  I am not sure th...
by James Powney's Blog on Aug 24, 2015

My Proposed Austerity Law Cuts

Those who endorse David Cameron’s latest rounds of proposed cuts show themselves to be ignorant and are being tools of the government’s propaganda. It’s so harsh and ridiculous that it barely requires or deserves comment, except to...
by Elspeth R on Oct 3, 2013

Are You a Job Seeker? 6 Tips to Getting Hired!

Are you a job seeker? If you are amongst the thousands of job seekers who will continue to pound the pavement for work, these 6 tips will re-equip you with what will get you the desired result that you wish for quicker so that you get hired. By Cath...
by Catherine's Career Corner on Aug 11, 2013

Brent Benefit Problems

With another councillor, I popped into the Harlesden Job Centre to see how well the Council's one stop shop facility had relocated from Willesden.  Aside from the signage, which we both thought poor, it looks like a good facility.  The numb...
by James Powney's Blog on Jun 4, 2013

Willesden Junction Station Approach at last

Willesden Junction Station Approach finally has work under way.  Unfortunately, this means that the 487 and 220 buses have to be diverted.  The 220 is stopping outside Harlesden Job Centre Plus.  The 487 stops at Station Road.  Th...
by James Powney's Blog on Mar 21, 2013

Harlesden Job Centre and the Willesden Hippodrome

I mentioned Harlesden Job Centre Plus a few days ago.  The area next to this (the old service station site) is going to be redeveloped soon with a much smaller building than proposed in the past.  The Job Centre itself is huge in comparison...
by James Powney's Blog on Feb 17, 2013

One Stop Shop in Harlesden Job Centre Plus

As part of the Willesden Green Library redevelopment, Brent's one stop shop services are moving to Harlesden Job Centre.  This should make it easier for Kensal Green residents to access them, although they will only be based there during the Wil...
by James Powney's Blog on Feb 14, 2013

Job Centre Plus Offices in London

If you’re looking for your local Job Centre Plus office in London, then look no further – we have a list of the local branches here. Almost all of them can be contacted on this number 0845 604 3719. Acton Job Centre Plus Office Brixton Jo...
by Moving to London on Feb 6, 2013

Job centre blues

After burrowing around in the murky depths of disability and work legislation, I have now been assigned a Disability Employment Advisor and on Monday I went to visit her at the local Job Centre. To cut a very long, sorry saga short, I have been bu...
by stumblinginflats on Oct 2, 2012


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