The universal basic income movement has a major problem: both critics and even many supporters don’t understand how much it would really cost.
A long read on the decimation of British jobcentres – and why it puts the rollout of Universal Credit at risk.
Perpetual uncertainty and changes to the way disability benefits work take a heavy toll on claimants.
Thousands queued to buy the report by William Beveridge that would lay the foundations for Britain's modern welfare state.
What if governments paid everyone a certain amount of money to cover basic needs?
Sears Canada's bankruptcy should alert employees and regulators alike to rethink defined-benefit pensions.
It was meant to provide a more streamlined and coherent system – but it isn't working.
The rollout of the new benefit system will not be paused – but it is causing real hardship.
New research on implicit attitudes to people who receive benefits shows how pervasive hostility towards them is.
Savouring the pleasures in life is linked to better health and well-being. And no, that doesn't necessarily mean binge drinking or all-night wild parties.
The nation needs a more comprehensive approach to family leave and relief for parents with child care expenses. But the proposals the Trump team rolled out initially fell short.
Changes to the benefits system delve into the pockets of the poor and will lead to more families and disabled people needing to use food banks.
From April, single parents will have to look for work when their youngest child turns three.
A TV series that gives families on benefits a lump sum of £26,000 shows how starting your own business can transform your life.
Changes to the national insurance tax for self-employed people was one of the most controversial parts of the 2017 spring budget.
Meet the real Daniel Blakes.
Fewer than half a million people are currently receiving the new, simplified benefit according to newly released data.
The German Green Party has proposed that the disabled should be able to claim back money spent on sex on medical grounds.
New ONS data indicate that the UK's poorest households are doing better and the richest are worse off. But this isn't the full picture.
The country's new scheme could make it an extremely popular destination.