Work Programme under fire
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Work Programme under fire as charities shut down

4 October 2012 Last updated at 09:53 BST

Several charities that have closed in recent months believe a government work scheme is partly to blame for their demise, a BBC investigation has found.

The Work Programme makes payments to organisations which help the long-term unemployed find a job.

Michael Buchanan reports.