Latest unemployment figures are overshadowed by research which shows that 77% of new jobs are low paid and the 'wage gap' has increased to 7.8%.
Labour calls for welfare minister to be sacked for saying some disabled people were ‘not worth’ the minimum wage
New proposals could mark the beginning of the end for the welfare state and usher in an American style corporate welfare system.
Iain Duncan Smith's botched Universal Credit scheme could incur an additional £1.25 BILLION in extra costs, the Labour Party has warned.
Kate Green MP has set out Labour's plan to improve the support available to disabled benefit claimants in helping them find work.
A man has been jailed after he 'booby trapped' his home to prevent bailiffs from entering the property to evict him over his failure to pay £900 in 'bedroom tax' rent arrears.
Funding cuts to local authority welfare provision will leave struggling families starving and at risk of eviction, councils leaders will warn today.
Housing associations warn Conservative policy would also prevent them from building new homes as funding dries up
George Osborne's plan “fails to reflect the reality” that “millions rely on housing benefit to secure a roof over their head”, including working families, says CIH chief executive.
A future Conservative government would reduce the benefit cap from £26,000 to £23,000 and force young unemployed people to work for their benefits, chancellor George Osborne revealed today.
Sir Bob Kerslake bows out with a dig at the culture of deference that failed to recognise flaws in benefit reform.
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...
Police and the CPS are failing to recognise that abuse against people with disabilities is often “simply because they're disabled”.
A future Labour government could scrap Universal Credit within months of taking office, sources close to the party have said.
Figures released today showing a 146,000 drop in unemployment is overshadowed by below inflation wage growth and a surge in sickness benefit claimants.
The Tory-led coalition government has agreed to reconsider scrapping Local Welfare Provision (LWP) funding following a successful legal challenge at the High Court in London, it has been reported today. A disabled man from Cheshire,...
Three-quarters of hospitals could be in the red by end of year without urgent government bailout, warn NHS leaders in private
Cuts to health and social care funding are pushing 60% of carers across the UK to breaking point, a leading UK charity has warned.
Government figures released today show that 40% of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claims between October 2013 and December 2013 were still undergoing assessment.
Liberal Democrat and Labour MP's joined forces to deal David Cameron one of his most humiliating defeats so far, by 306 votes to 231.
Party leader Natalie Bennett will argue minimum wage of £6.31 should be immediately raised to living wage level
"I worked for DWP for many years and can verify that Jobcentre Plus did and do talk about benefit sanction targets" - Whistleblower.
The UK Faculty of Public Health will call for national food policy including sugar tax as concerns rise over vitamin deficiencies