Damning study says there is a lack of support to help Britain’s poorest pay for funerals
Britons face some of the highest and most volatile food prices in Western Europe, according to research published today.
About 60,000 families living in council homes where there is someone caring for an elderly or disabled relative have been caught out by the “bedroom tax”.
A competitive job market meant that many young people were forced to take low-skilled, poorly paid roles
The number of public sector workers on low wages doubles to more than one million, with women and part-time staff disproportionately affected by squeeze on incomes
Around 700,000 claimants will not transfer to the new system until 2018 at the earliest, Department of Work and Pensions admits
UK workers can expect a pension worth just 32.6 per cent of final pay when they retire, compared to a 54.4 per cent average across the OECD
Sir Jeremy personally intervenes to stop Work and Pensions Secretary blaming Robert Devereux for universal credit programme debacle
Management described as "extraordinarily poor" and "alarmingly weak" in new report
Sharp rise in the projected number of people aged 80 and over in next 25 years
The financial savings generated by the “bedroom tax” may have been significantly exaggerated by the Government, according to research which shows the controversial policy is likely to save £160m less in its first year than the projected £480m.
Government as a whole took almost 15,000 domestic flights in 2012-13
The Work and Pensions Secretary addressed the Commons after claims he misled Parliament over failures in the Government's flagship benefits reform programme
Department for Work and Pensions beset by ‘weak management and poor governance’ according to the Government's own auditors, while benefits programme attacked as ‘titanic IT disaster’ by opposition
Report slams Britain's poorest parents for not preparing their children to begin lessons at five, and criticises education system for not doing more to promote 'social justice'
The idea is to encourage people to save something for retirement, but can you opt out?