Sentence was further deferred on a woman who admitted claiming £15,000 in benefits while working as a cleaner.
Department for Work and Pensions
Stephen Smith, from Liverpool, became an international news icon after a friend took a picture of him in hospital when his weight dropped to six stone.
Referrals to Dundee’s largest foodbank operator have increased by more than 55% in the last 12 months, with an average of 30 people given food parcels each day.
Dundee jobs market is still reeling from the collapse of construction firm McGill earlier this year, according to the latest employment statistics.
The UK Government spent more than £120 million on benefit and child support claimant appeal tribunals last year, sparking accusations the welfare system is “not fit for purpose”.
Gogglebox producers were paid £315,000 by the Department for Work and Pensions for an advert promoting workplace pensions.
A woman is to stand trial accused of falsely claiming almost £38,000 in benefits.
I bumped into a man at the Apex Hotel in Dundee who was carrying a copy of Social Security Scotland’s “charter”.
A woman allegedly received more than £11,000 of benefits that she wasn’t entitled to.
A woman will stand trial accused of claiming almost £10,000 of benefits that she wasn’t entitled to.
The unemployment rate in Dundee has risen slightly year-on-year, according to the latest UK Government statistics.
A woman has been accused of claiming almost £10,000 of benefits that she wasn’t entitled to.
A Dundee man is accused of obtaining almost £14,000 of benefits he was not entitled to.
An app that helps people self-manage lower back pain is among the winners of a government fund designed to help those with health conditions remain in employment.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the UK Government body responsible for administering Universal Credit (UC).
More than 40% of parents who have their child maintenance payments controlled by the Government in Dundee are failing to pay their ex-partners.
Dundee City Council has issued a warning after a resident received a scam phone call.
Thousands of people in Tayside and Fife are claiming benefits despite having jobs.
A man has appeared in court accused of a £70,000 benefits swindle over a 23-year period.
Tasleem Mohammed, 35, of Arklay Street, was placed on a community payback order under supervision for a year and given a three-month restriction of liberty order, between 7pm and 7am.