Reasonable prospects of employment
10.—(1) For the purposes of regulations 7 and 8 and paragraphs (2) and (4) of regulation 13, in deciding whether a person has reasonable prospects of securing employment, regard shall be had, in particular, to the following matters—
(a)his skills, qualifications and experience;
(b)the type and number of vacancies within daily travelling distance from his home;
(c)the length of time for which he has been unemployed;
(d)the job applications which he has made and their outcome;
(e)if he wishes to place restrictions on the nature of the employment for which he is available, whether he is willing to move home to take up employment.
(2) It shall be for the claimant to show that he has reasonable prospects of securing employment if he wishes to restrict his availability in accordance with regulation 7 or 8 or paragraph (2) or (4) of regulation 13.