A study has revealed how former Armed Forces personnel can get ignored and mistreated by an unsympathetic social security system.
The welfare state was not designed for the modern world of temporary and casual work or multiple jobs. Is universal income the answer?
The success of the government's new youth employment plan will depend on how its used by services, employers and young people alike.
Plans to stop universal credit payments in favour of a 'national living wage' will not address the long-standing poverty of many people in paid employment.