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Sports Direct to hand over £1 million to thousands of workers denied minimum wage

Thousands of Sports Direct workers can soon expect to receive an estimated £1 million for non-payment of the minimum wage.

Worker rights watchdog fails to bring a single prosecution in a year

Labour attacks record of Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate after funding cut by more than 50% since 2010.

‘Dickension’ Work Practices At Sports Direct Left Dad In A Wheelchair

Guntars Zarins collapsed with a blood clot on his brain and is now in wheelchair because he was "too scared to phone in sick".




Employment grant for disabled people to rise by £15k, but is it enough?

Critics argue £57k cap on 'Access To Work' scheme should be lifted completely.

Grieving daughter handed her mother’s ashes to benefits assessor to prove she wasn’t ‘fit for work’

Inexcusable and heartless blunder by the Department for Work and Pensions.

Scrap ‘highly regressive’ council tax, says thinktank

Resolution Foundation says levy now resembles much maligned poll tax and should be replaced with more progressive system.

Tory welfare cuts ‘£3bn deeper than expected’

New figures reveal the freeze on working age benefits will erode household incomes much more deeply than originally forecast.

Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly

Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.

Terminally ill to be given priority over benefit underpayments, says McVey

Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".