A series of Government ads aiming to dispel “myths” about Universal Credit have been banned by a regulator for misleading the public.
The benefits freeze is to end in April, the Government has confirmed, in a move criticised by Labour as a “cynically-timed announcement”.
Moray's only disability assessment centre was shut down due to health and safety issues, it has emerged.
Disabled people in Moray are facing round-trip of 100 miles after the region's only assessment centre was shut down.
DWP accused of ‘systematic hostility’ to people in need as hundreds in Aberdeenshire forced to wait for payments
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has been accused of showing "systematic hostility to those in need" after it emerged that hundreds of vulnerable people across Aberdeenshire have wrongly been forced to wait for payments.
Blunders by the Department of Work and Pensions have been blamed for delaying payments to some of Moray's most vulnerable people.
Elgin councillor argues universal credit is doing what it’s designed to do – as council rent arrears mount
Moray councillors have clashed over figures showing the struggle council tenants on universal credit are facing to pay their rent.
The number of Scots using foodbanks has risen to a record high, new figures have revealed.
Council house tenants are being pushed further into debt “to the point of despair” by changes to their benefits, according to a leading charity.
Hospitality professionals of the future are being encouraged to find out more about the industry at a special information evening next week.
Broadcasters and ministers have committed to doubling the number of disabled people involved in television by 2020 to make the industry “more inclusive”.
Pensions minister Guy Opperman has been branded “insensitive” for praising the controversial Universal Credit system at a job centre in Banff yesterday.
An Aberdeen MSP has called for “urgent clarity” from the UK government over pension provisions in the event of a “no deal” Brexit.
Highland MP Drew Hendry has said a damning report on universal credit has vindicated his years of warnings about its introduction.
An Aberdeen couple whose lives were torn apart following a car crash are backing a brain injury charity’s calls to make changes to disability benefits.
Ellaine Muscroft isn’t somebody who sits on her hands when faced with a problem.
Lorraine Paterson has been working from the age of 13 – and yet the 63-year-old from Mintlaw now finds herself existing on £50 a week.
A population the size of Aviemore’s is now dependent on Highland food banks, shock new figures show.
The wife of a murder victim fears she may be left homeless after her benefits were cut off.
A "disgusted" north-east man has claimed he will be unable to feed himself after he received just a penny of benefits to last him a month.
Around 30 new jobs are being created at the Stornoway base of the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP).