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 […]

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 […]

Backlash as DWP unveils “target” to dismiss most benefit appeals

May 18, 2017 admin 0

MRs were already under fire because they are far less likely than full appeals to end in victory The government has sparked outrage after it […]