Controversial benefits firm behind despised assessments changes name

June 22, 2017 admin 0

Atos Healthcare, who carried out assessments on behalf of the DWP that affected vulnerable Scots’ benefits, are now called Independent Assessment Services. The firm which […]

Oxford benefits cheat jailed for £20,000 scam

June 19, 2017 admin 0

A BENEFITS cheat who fraudulently pocketed more than £20,000 during his three-year scam has been locked up. Shahid Sultan tricked the Department for Work and […]

Woman stole groceries after her benefits stopped

June 8, 2017 admin 0

A WOMAN who tried to steal a trolley of food because her benefits had been cut off, was given a six-month conditional discharge by Swindon […]

Thousands Call On All Parties To Protect Disability Benefit

June 5, 2017 admin 0

PARALYMPIC heroes were among tens of thousands of people and 80 charities who signed a letter to all political parties protesting against cuts to disability […]

Coroner raises possible link between benefits and suicides

May 31, 2017 admin 0

A coroner has raised the issue of a link between suicides and perceived problems with benefits. Staffordshire coroner Andrew Haigh said it was possible the […]