Tag: Work & careers
Study finds many people are not claiming support they are entitled to and warns some are put off by the benefits system.
Manpower poll shows hiring staff is flatlining in London and depicts firms as the least confident for five years about taking on new workers.
British workers receive just 29% of their previous earnings, although private pensions bring figure up to near average.
UK charity’s survey finds almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their disability.
Low Incomes Tax Reform Group says welfare change fails to account for fluctuating earnings or one-off expenses.
HMRC’s pursuit of backdated payments for workers providing sleep-in care could cost sector £400m, says Royal Mencap Society.
Staff in Cambridge and Crayford branches to protest over low wages and zero-hours contracts in action backed by Corbyn.
IFS says increased UK state pension age is lifting earnings from employment but only partially offsetting reduced incomes from other benefits.
Supreme court rules fees of up to £1,200 are ‘inconsistent with access to justice’ and government may have to pay back £27m.
Minister Guy Opperman’s comments enrage ‘Waspi’ campaigners – and Conservative MPs join criticism of policy.
Rules should apply to those whose prices are set by a firm, such as Uber and minicab drivers, says Resolution Foundation.
Policy has caused ‘real misery to no good purpose’ as parents of children under two do not qualify for free childcare.
Department for Work and Pensions instructs local job centre to be ‘as flexible as possible’ with those affected by fire.
Mencap loses appeal against ruling that it was wrong to have paid a support worker £29.05 for nine-hour sleep-in shift.
Work and pensions committee says employers force workers into bogus self-employment and free-ride on welfare state.
Those aged around 40 should expect to work at least until the age of 68, with the future of the triple-lock also thrown into doubt.
Chancellor performs U-turn on much-criticised budget tax grab, accepting that it breached wording of Tory manifesto.
Investigation into benefits system comes amid mounting evidence that payment delays have left thousands facing eviction.
Women and equalities committee makes claim after ministers reject proposals aimed at helping women back into workforce.
John McDonnell sets out measures in bid to attract over-65s, who turned away from party in 2015 election.
Steve Webb says government considering faster timetable for higher state pension age of 70, affecting millions of workers.
No MPs voted against motion to stop cuts to employment support allowance, with 127 in favour, but it is symbolic only.