Council wins £300K to support young people into work and trainingPublished: Thursday, 17th March 2022
Oxford City Council has been awarded £316,000 in funding to extend a project supporting unemployed young people until the end of June 2023.
University of Oxford signs up to Oxford Living WagePublished: Friday, 28th February 2020
Almost 2,000 employees at the University of Oxford will get a pay rise as the University becomes the largest employer in the city to sign up to pay the Oxford Living Wage (OLW).
New Oxford Living Wage rate for 2020-21 announcedPublished: Monday, 11th November 2019
Oxford City Council has announced a new Oxford Living Wage rate of £10.21 an hour, which will apply from April 2020.
City Council holds business event for Living Wage WeekPublished: Monday, 21st October 2019
Oxford City Council is hosting a business event to encourage employers to find out more about paying the Oxford Living Wage (OLW), as part of its Living Wage Week (11-17 Nov) activity.
Council calls on government to halt Universal Credit rollout to fix “desperate impact” for vulnerable claimantsPublished: Tuesday, 31st July 2018
Oxford City Council has written to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) calling for a halt to the rollout of Universal Credit due to its impact on vulnerable people.
Welfare Reform Team supports 300 households into workPublished: Tuesday, 15th May 2018
Oxford City Council’s Welfare Reform Team has supported its 300th customer into work.
Council says government should cut waiting time for Universal Credit paymentsPublished: Friday, 17th November 2017
Ahead of the Budget on 22 November, Oxford City Council is calling on the Chancellor to cut the waiting time for Universal Credit payments.
Council offers support as Universal Credit rollout begins in OxfordPublished: Tuesday, 17th October 2017
As the rollout of Universal Credit begins in Oxford tomorrow, Oxford City Council is launching support services to help Oxford residents who need to claim the new benefit.
Oxford City Council urges local people to get ready for Universal CreditPublished: Monday, 2nd October 2017
Responding to the government's announcement today that Universal Credit rollout will go ahead later this month, Oxford City Council is calling for Oxford residents to get ready for Universal Credit.
Get ready for Universal Credit, say council and DWPPublished: Tuesday, 11th July 2017
Ahead of big changes to benefits and tax credits this autumn, Oxford City Council and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) are holding a conference tomorrow for housing, advice and support providers to get ready for Universal Credit in Oxfordshire.
Benefit cap changes could cost Oxford tenants £1.1 million a yearPublished: Friday, 2nd December 2016
Two hundred and sixty five Oxford households could be hit as the Government reduces the amount of benefit a family can receive in December.
Results of welfare project publishedPublished: Thursday, 9th June 2016
In June 2015 the Oxford City Council’s Welfare Reform Team completed a year-long project, financed by the European Social Fund.