An undercover adviser, working for Channel 4 Dispatches, was told not to advise claimants about the existence of vital cash funds.
A rise in employment and sharp drop in the number of people out of work has had little effect on the scandal of low wages, the latest figures show. Figures released by the Office for...
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has reiterated its call for an immediate review into the "punitive" benefit sanction regime
Unemployed people could soon be expected to undergo 'attitude to work' interviews, the Employment Minister Esther McVey has revealed. Benefit claimants will be required to undergo character profiling in order to determine whether they feel...
Coalition’s claims under scrutiny after research shows only a fifth of 2m people find employment after losing jobseeker’s allowance
DWP Minister, Priti Patel, refused to examine the impact of controversial benefit sanctions on people with mental health conditions.
Shadow education secretary and leadership hopeful to set out three bold ideas on welfare, childcare and devolution he says former leader felt unable to embrace.
Welfare reforms spectacularly fail the Prime Minister’s new family test, says TUC.
Iain Duncan Smith has "fundamentally failed" in his responsibility look after unemployed and vulnerable people, says PCS.
Government commitment to the halve the disability employment gap 'will fail without radical change', says thinktank.
Researchers have managed to pinpoint the exact moment in history when public support for Britain's benefits system began to wane. According to research published today from the University of Bristol, public attitude toward unemployed people...
Disability Rights UK says including ESA WRAG claimants in benefits cap, and reducing eligibility for disability benefits, will "just drive disabled people into greater poverty"
Employers in some parts of the country are almost twice as likely to offer work experience as their counterparts in other areas, according to a report published today.
PCS said the plan "doesn’t appear to be designed to help claimants, it’s just another way for the Government to turn the screw".
Cross-party report endorsed by archbishop of Canterbury blames sanctions regime in part for growing use of food banks
3,600 Scottish families with dependent children were affected by benefit sanctions between June 2012 and May 2013.
Welfare benefits vary widely, with France among the most generous provider of unemployment benefits, while the safety net has diminished in the traditionally liberal Nordic countries.
Conservatives consider whether to reduce or withhold payments worth about £100 a week for those they consider could do more to help themselves.
Welfare Cap may create an incentive for the government to park the unemployed on Jobseeker's Allowance, report says.
Labour grandee calls for mandatory living wage and conditions set for welfare payments as Iain Duncan Smith claims Tory reforms have saved £50bn