Review finds disability assessments ‘not fit for purpose’

October 30, 2017 admin 1

More than two-thirds of appealed decisions in Stoke-on-Trent are overturned More than two-thirds of appealed decisions in Stoke-on-Trent are overturned A review has found that […]

Fight back 4 justice help with advocacy & forms for PIP/ESA/DLA

October 30, 2017 admin 0

Non Profit Community Interest Group offering expert welfare benefit advice, help with advocacy & forms for PIP/ESA/DLA. Fightback 4 Justice – simply known to others […]

McDonald’s worker fraudulently claimed £28k in disability benefits

October 30, 2017 admin 0

Paulette Windridge received the money over 11 years while working at McDonald’s in Worcester Road, Kidderminster, as a ‘lobby hostess.’ The 63-year-old suffers from rheumatoid […]

Woman ‘who claimed £72,000 disability benefits because her asthma made it hard to walk caught winning gold in a karate competition and then smoking as she walked to her car’

October 24, 2017 admin 0

A MUM who claimed disability benefits for six years was secretly filmed winning a Gold medal in a Karate contest, a jury was told today. […]

Shropshire businessman swindled more than £8,000 in disability benefits

October 23, 2017 admin 0

Lee Stevens ran his own business but falsely claimed £8,744.10 in disability living allowance, Shrewsbury Crown Court heard. Mr John Oates, prosecuting, said police raided […]

MP’s anger over red-tape appeals limbo for disabled people

October 18, 2017 admin 0

DISABLED Scots who lose out on key vehicles or payments are having to wait nearly five months for their appeals against the decisions to be […]

Why I secretly taped my disability assessment

October 16, 2017 admin 0

Every month 60,000 ill and disabled people have their needs assessed for benefits. Some are so worried about the process that they are using mobile […]