Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

DWP is responsible for welfare and pension policy and is a key player in tackling child poverty. It is the biggest public service delivery department in the UK and serves over 20 million customers.

DWP is responsible for:

- understanding and tackling the root causes of poverty rather than its symptoms
- encouraging people to work and making work pay
- supporting disabled people and those with ill health to work and be independent
- providing a decent income for people of pension age and promoting saving for retirement
- providing value for money and reducing levels of fraud and error
- reducing work-related death and serious injury in workplaces through the Health and Safety Executive

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Employee Count Range: 

10,000+

Company type: 

Government Agency

Founded year: 

1948

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