Employment

Deaf man awarded £50,000 after 'oppressive' and 'discriminatory' treatment by DWP
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Department for Work and Pensions

Deaf man awarded £50,000 after 'oppressive' and 'discriminatory' treatment by DWP

'This is the sort of conduct which anyone in receipt of services from a Jobcentre would fear, that if job coaches or others are challenged, there will be reprisals,' an employment tribunal found
Universal credit changes risk pushing vulnerable benefit claimants 'into crisis', DWP warned
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Universal credit

Universal credit changes risk pushing vulnerable benefit claimants 'into crisis', DWP warned

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?
A miniature figurine businessman looking down on an information booklet for department for work and pensions
Department for Work and Pensions

Would devolution of the DWP be a better way of delivering benefits and welfare?

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?
Disability rights

Will DWP's WorkWell scheme actually help people into work – or is it an attack on disability rights?

May 2024 train strikes: Disruption as Aslef drivers walk out – here's everything you need to know
Train strikes

May 2024 train strikes: Disruption as Aslef drivers walk out – here's everything you need to know

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around
Timpsons CEO James Timpson
Business

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around

Aslef boss Mick Whelan on train strikes, hope with Labour and why Brits must reject 'politics of envy'
Train strikes

Aslef boss Mick Whelan on train strikes, hope with Labour and why Brits must reject 'politics of envy'

Marge starts a union and fights for workers' rights in powerful new episode of The Simpsons
TV

Marge starts a union and fights for workers' rights in powerful new episode of The Simpsons

I'm a cancer patient. I have to work from hospital during treatment or risk falling into poverty
Statutory Sick Pay

I'm a cancer patient. I have to work from hospital during treatment or risk falling into poverty

I know how to make the DWP better and get more people into work – but they're just not listening
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John McDonough

I know how to make the DWP better and get more people into work – but they're just not listening

How this social enterprise is tackling stigma and helping neurodiverse people into work
Employment

How this social enterprise is tackling stigma and helping neurodiverse people into work

Train drivers to stage more strikes in May, ASLEF union announces: 'We won't back down'
Train strikes

Train drivers to stage more strikes in May, ASLEF union announces: 'We won't back down'

We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?
builders
HOUSING

We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?

Millions of Brits think their jobs are 'meaningless.' Could a four-day working work week fix that?
Four-day working week

Millions of Brits think their jobs are 'meaningless.' Could a four-day working work week fix that?

Tube and train strikes: Disruption for rail passengers as London Underground strike called off
Rail strikes

Tube and train strikes: Disruption for rail passengers as London Underground strike called off

'Job apocalypse': Up to 8 million Brits risk losing their jobs to AI, government warned
Employment

'Job apocalypse': Up to 8 million Brits risk losing their jobs to AI, government warned

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'
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Politics

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns
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Disabled people

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free
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Debt

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work
Volunteers at Earlsfield Foodbank sort food in crates in the middle of a church
Charlotte White

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work

What the disastrous 'Willy Wonka experience' tells us about AI and its 'pollution' of bad content
Artificial Intelligence

What the disastrous 'Willy Wonka experience' tells us about AI and its 'pollution' of bad content

Rising homelessness has UK in a chokehold – but this project is fighting back with mixed martial arts
MMA class to prevent homelessness in Sheffield
Homelessness

Rising homelessness has UK in a chokehold – but this project is fighting back with mixed martial arts

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'
jobcentre
Department for Work and Pensions

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'

'We're slaves to the platform': Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats riders are striking. Here's why
Deliveroo strike
Employment

'We're slaves to the platform': Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats riders are striking. Here's why

UK government must do more to help people back into jobs. But what's the best way forward?
Big Issue Recruit
Katy Wright

UK government must do more to help people back into jobs. But what's the best way forward?