Real wage growth remains unchanged at just 0.4%, according to the latest ONS figures.
It’s bad enough that we demonise the poor and disabled – now they can’t even leave their homes or use social media in peace.
Harsh benefit rules mean some young people are forced to live on less than £3 a day, report says.
Study concludes that punishing claimants triggers profoundly negative outcomes.
Scheme could have protected thousands of people from having their benefits wrongly 'sanctioned'.
Disability charity Scope questions whether the UK Government is honoring its commitment to halve the disability employment gap.
Study is the first to focus specifically on how veterans experience the benefits system and asks whether commitments to the armed forced covenant are being honoured.
Work and Pensions Committee to investigate "copious evidence of claimants being docked hundreds of pounds".
Unemployment increased by 24,000 between November 2017 to January 2018, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Critics argue £57k cap on 'Access To Work' scheme should be lifted completely.
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ONS figures show unemployment increased by 46,000 between July to September 2017 and October to December 2017.
Findings flag up ‘considerable uncertainty about its costs and benefits’ seven years on.
Garreth Forrest saw his benefit payments slashed by more than £500 a month.
Large families and jobless worst hit by rising costs and austerity, with 32% and 36% missing meals.
Statutory sick pay and employment support allowance is “manifestly inadequate”, says European committee of social rights.
Major study finds the majority of people on sickness benefits are struggling to make ends meet, thanks to Tory cuts.
MP appointed as Conservative party vice-chair wrote article in 2012 saying unemployed people should not have large families.
Official universal credit capability for work questionnaire.
Study finds many people are not claiming support they are entitled to and warns some are put off by the benefits system.
Work and Pensions Secretary defended the Government's controversial benefit sanctions regime on the BBC's Andrew Marr show.
The disabled 60-year-old feared she may lose her home after the DWP slashed her ESA benefit.
80% target for upholding original PIP and ESA decisions at the first stage of appeal will be dropped.
SNP MP says the UK Government's controversial work capability assessment system is 'not fit for purpose' and should be reviewed.