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Young people in the UK: are you unable to work due to longterm illness?
We would like to speak to under-30s in the UK who are unable to work because of a longterm health condition

Guardian community team

30, Nov, 2023 @2:08 PM

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Jeremy Hunt is punishing the sick with this welfare crackdown | Letters
Letters: Stephen Butler, Carolyn Sutton, Debbie Cameron respond to benefits changes in the autumn statement. Plus a letter from a reader who highlights the structural difficulties disabled people face in the workplace

23, Nov, 2023 @6:08 PM

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Unemployed who ‘refuse to engage’ could lose benefits in Hunt crackdown
Chancellor to launch £2.5bn ‘back to work plan’ in autumn statement aimed at increasing workforce participation

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Nov, 2023 @4:06 PM

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Struggling self-employed in UK would prefer salaried job security, report claims
Mental health issues and lack of faith in government support are driving desire to change status

Phillip Inman

24, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Boys from the Blackstuff review – powerful portrayals of working-class pride
James Graham’s funny and violent TV adaptation belies a sensitive study of male mental health, as right-wing economics hits a group of road layers’ lives

Mark Fisher

22, Sep, 2023 @1:52 PM

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‘It’s got to be the right job’: the Welsh employment scheme tailored to local needs
Working Denbighshire helps residents at risk of poverty into jobs where they are needed most

Heather Stewart in Rhyl

10, Sep, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Thursday briefing: The damage done by 13 years of Conservative welfare cuts
In today’s newsletter: As the Department of Work and Pensions looks to ‘tighten’ work capability assessments, we look at the impact of a decade of welfare policies

Nimo Omer

07, Sep, 2023 @5:45 AM

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Over-50s could deliver takeaways, says work and pensions secretary
Mel Stride lauds flexible working at firms such as Deliveroo amid post-Covid rise in economic inactivity

Rachel Hall

03, Aug, 2023 @7:15 AM

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The Guardian view on Britain’s failing labour market: punishing the victims doesn’t work | Editorial
Editorial: A new report has highlighted the shortcomings of an employment support system too focused on policing benefit claimants


28, Jul, 2023 @5:30 PM

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Jack’s Ride review – stylish take on the hardship of former taxi driver’s unemployment
Susana Nobre’s docufiction follows the life of Joaquim Calçada, who spent two decades in the US as an undocumented immigrant

Phuong Le

10, Jul, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Hiring by UK firms slows amid ‘lingering economic uncertainty’
Sharp uplift in those looking for work reflects growing concern over economy, say analysts

Jasper Jolly

09, Jul, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Labour’s plan to insulate more homes ‘would create 4m job opportunities’
Scheme aims to raise standard of insulation in 19m of the UK’s leakiest homes

Ben Quinn Political correspondent

09, Jul, 2023 @9:30 PM

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