Young people out of work, education or training for more than six months could be made to do unpaid community work to get their benefits, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
Men have been hit the hardest and suffered the biggest falls in wages as a result of the financial crisis, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
David Cameron says lowering the benefit cap will be the first thing he does if he is re-elected in May, arguing it has succeeded in getting people into work. Has it?
Young adults and those in work are more likely to be in poverty than pensioners in Britain, a new report reveals.
University graduates paying as much as £926 a month without earning a penny are living in a "wild west" culture of free labour, a graduate expert tells Channel 4 News.
Unemployment falls by 146,000 to 2.02 million - with the latest official figures showing the largest annual drop in a quarter of a century.
Some of the biggest and boldest promises being made by the Scottish yes campaign are on welfare - but can Scotland afford to be fairer for those on benefits?
As joblessness continues to fall, self-employment has reached record levels. But there is concern about the types of jobs being created.
The risk of fraudulent, misleading and confusing ads appearing on the government's Universal Jobmatch website is higher than private equivalents, according to the National Audit Office.