Development at the DSS
- The real facts of housing fraud. Gardner, Malcolm // Public Finance;06/30/2000, p24
Discusses the state of the British Department of Social Security's housing benefit program. Rumored plans of transforming the program into a Working Families Tax Credit; Aims of assisting low income families meet the cost of renting accommodation; Failure of councils to competently verify the...
- Tory attack on BMP contract `ludicrous' says Labour official. // Campaign (UK);03/13/98, Issue 11, p5
Reports on the attack by the Tory Company over the awarding of a ...1.7 million contract to BMP DDB advertising agency by the Department of Social Security. Details on the attack; Comments from the Tories.
- Real growth in Social Security. // Accountancy;Jan1990, Vol. 105 Issue 1157, p44
Reports that the social security benefits in Great Britain are expected to rise by an average of 4% in real terms from 1990 to 1992, according to Secretary of State for Social Security Tony Newton.
- Prime time for estates sell-off. Brown, Steve // Public Finance;01/24/97, p20
Reports on the submission of the bids for the British social security department's Prime project. Privatization of the department's estate; Transfer of several social security department offices to the private sector; Provision of imposing service standards; Use of information technology system...
- Income support fraud costs 1.56bn pounds a year. Melton, David // Public Finance;02/23/2001, p14
Reports the costs of fraud and error by officials in income support and jobseekers allowance benefits in Great Britain. Amount of the losses spent by the Great Britain Department of Social Security (DSS); Target set by DSS on loss reduction program; Suggestion from the National Audit Office on...
- Anna Coote. Brasher, Stephen // New Statesman;06/20/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4339, p25
Cites the influences to British Department of Social Security special adviser Anna Coote's political beliefs. `Hidden From History,' by Sheila Rowbotham; `The Selected Writings of Mao Tse-tung'; Recommended film, book, play, poem and song; Threat to individual freedom and liberty.
- Bouncing Bryan. // Accountancy;Apr98, Vol. 121 Issue 1256, p17
Reports on the number of calls received by the British Department of Social Security's Anti-Fraud Hotline after its first month of existence. Percentage of calls referred to the Contributions Agency for immediate investigation; Types of fraud complaints received.
- Field of dreams. Jacobs, Ilan // Money Marketing;8/29/2002, p31
Focuses on the universal protected pension (UPP) plan of the Department of Social Security executive Frank Field in Great Britain. Ability of the people over 25 years old to join in the scheme; Removal of the complicating, unpopular and expensive concept of means testing; Sources of funding of...
- Calculation of National Insurance benefits. // Accountancy;Dec1988, Vol. 102 Issue 1144, p44
Reports that the Great Britain Department of Social Security will make assessments of National Insurance benefit entitlement for employees.