This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from Welfare Weekly.
Work and Pensions Secretary to unveil Tory plans to push 2 million sickness benefit claimants back into work.
There is "little support for the view that welfare reform is having important and positive impacts on the labour market", according to new research.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has accused the UK Government of abandoning any responsibility for benefits deaths.
Blogpost by copywriter Peter Styles, who was forced to sign on daily, attracts widespread support after detailing the dispute
CIPR has written to members who work at DWP to find out if they had any part in producing document which featured two non-existent benefits claimants - Guardian.
The coalition governments 'Help To Work' scheme comes into effect from Monday 28 April 2014.
An influential group of Tory MPs have called for young person's unemployment benefits to be turned into repayable loans.
No 10 rules out sanctions reform as MPs find benefit penalties the biggest factor in use of food banks
George Osborne is sitting on a £30 BILLION National Insurance surplus while struggling families turn to food banks to feed their children
Reece Enfield, 22, was targeted by hecklers and hate-filled members of the public as he handed out CV's in Birmingham City centre.
3,600 Scottish benefit claimants with dependent children were hit by benefit sanctions between 1 June 2012 and 31 May 2013.
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 National Statistics (ONS) on Wednesday...
Shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith says he wants to make the social security system something voters can be proud of.
Chancellor unveils new "living wage" but hits the poor with sweeping cuts to welfare and in-work benefits.
Bosses accused of setting targets for sanctions, while unscrupulous staff targeted weak and vulnerable customers
This weeks biggest news stories from Welfare Weekly and others.
Work and Pensions Secretary Damien Green will announce a consultation on changes to the Work Capability Assessment.
The Tory 'Welfare Reform and Work Bill' could see very young children harmed by controversial benefit sanctions, the SNP claims.
The call comes in response to growing fears that DWP staff are being pressurised into slashing vulnerable peoples benefits.