Last week, the Court of Appeal ruled against the DWP again, meaning it could well be obliged to repay £130million in benefit payments to claimants who were 'sanctioned' after "refusing" workfare
Poundland was not enforcing slave labour via the Government's "back to work" scheme, but the UK's highest court has ruled
Work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith lost his rag on a radio show on Wednesday in a bristling exchange with LBC's
Potential MPs should only be able to stand as a candidate if they'd done a year long work placement (paid at the going rate, let's not stoop to their level). I don't care where - could be in a solicitors, could be in a cafe, but they should know that where they choose could affect the voters' choice.
Iain Duncan Smith lashed out at graduates who consider themselves "too good" to stack supermarket shelves as he vowed not
Poundland, who opened their 400th store in July, are thriving in the recession. Last November, however, the growing business took on a graduate for "unpaid menial work", as a judge at London's High Court declared.
The government's back-to-work schemes, which have been criticised as "forced labour", are lawful, the High Court ruled on
I think it's about time I got angry about the government's employment programmes in writing. Specifically, the Work Programme and the Community Action Programme. I would also like to start by applauding Waterstones for pulling out of such a reprehensible programme.