(London Telegraph) Benefit claimants will have their online job applications remotely monitored by the Government to see whether they are making serious attempts to find work.

From the beginning of next year, the unemployed will have to look for work through the Coalition’s new Universal Jobmatch website or potentially risk losing their benefits.

The website will scan the CVs of benefit claimants and automatically match them up with job openings that suit their skills.

It will also allow employers to search for new workers among the unemployed and send messages inviting them to interviews.

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