According to the British government more than 12,000 people who were out of work are now working since a benefits cap was announced. Under the revised benefits system a couple may not claim more than £500 (about $750) a week, the average working household income.
From the BBC:
More than 12,000 people have moved into work after being told about the benefits cap, the government says.
The cap, on the total amount of benefits that non-working people aged 16 to 64 can receive, has begun rolling out across England, Scotland and Wales.
Couples and lone parents will now not receive more than £500 a week, while a £350 limit applies to single people.
But critics say the changes will hit parts of the country unfairly, and will not tackle underlying problems.