A series of Government ads aiming to dispel “myths” about Universal Credit have been banned by a regulator for misleading the public.
The benefits freeze is to end in April, the Government has confirmed, in a move criticised by Labour as a “cynically-timed announcement”.
A former bus driver who claimed he could only walk three metres was jailed on Wednesday for defrauding the Department for Work and Pensions out of £22,000.
French data firm Atos has been awarded a new £25 million contract with the UK’s Ministry of Defence, just months after winning a £394.7 million deal with the Department for Work and Pensions.
Women affected by controversial changes to the state pension age have called on Parliament to intervene after they lost their landmark High Court fight.
An alleged benefits cheat who said she could not walk without help ran 10,000 metres dressed as Santa, a trial has heard.
An alleged benefits cheat who claimed she struggled to walk 100m was secretly filmed after being seen running 5k races, the head of the investigation team told a trial yesterday.
Dundee recorded the second highest rate in Scotland of the number of households with no adults in employment, figures have shown.
The Department for Work and Pensions has apologised to a Fife woman who claims she was left “penniless” after her benefit was stopped.
Fife Council has launched a £1 million fund to help council tenants struggling to cope with the effects of Universal Credit.