Monthly Archives: January 2017
New figures reveal the number of nurses from the EU registering to work in the NHS since the Brexit referendum has fallen by 90%.
A disabled person on the DWP’s Work Programme is three times as likely to be sanctioned as to find a job, evidence suggests.
Employment minister says buildings are underused as people increasingly claim benefits online.
Latest official figures show an estimated 4,134 people were forced to sleep outside in 2016, up 16% on the previous year.
Rape survivors will be required to prove their circumstances through a third-party professional to escape the two-child limit.
SNP condemns failure 'to lift a finger’ to prevent the UK Government from shutting half of the job centres in Glasgow.
Axing of housing services in multimillion-pound budget cuts will increase homelessness, according to charities.
A leading carers' charity has welcomed the Government's decision not to devolve responsibility for Attendance Allowance.
Bus drivers must now pressure passengers to make room in ruling described by Doug Paulley as ‘significant cultural change’.
Dossier indicates drive to increase adoptions is punitive for low-income families and alternatives exist.
Rise in the cost of living set to easily outstrip 'meagre' increases in child benefit, a new report reveals.
Shelter Scotland has called on the Scottish Government 'to commit to a new national homelessness strategy'.
Homeless people in the UK are regularly subjected to cruel and callous treatment and are 15 times more likely to have suffered verbal abuse.
Watchdog says tax officials increased commission paid to outsourcing firm Concentrix despite evidence of failure.
Shocking research reveals Iain Duncan Smith's flagship benefit has left almost 9 in 10 claimants living in council housing in rent arrears.
Oxfam report reveals the wealth gap between richest and poor is even greater than feared.
Those who lose homes in capital may increasingly be rehoused outside London as local authorities struggle with cuts.
DWP accused of "peddling lies and deliberately misleading the public" about the impact of cuts to housing benefit for young people.
Funding to shrink by 75% from March when work programme is replaced by much smaller work and health programme.
Improvements include the option to have payments made direct to landlords and the option of twice monthly payments.
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