Benefits reforms criticised amid fall in number of disabled motorists

August 19, 2017 admin 2

The number of disabled motorists has fallen by nearly 80,000 in just two years, prompting fresh criticism of Government reforms to disability benefits. Figures show […]

DWP awards £11.4m software contract as part of legacy-migration scheme

August 16, 2017 admin 0

As part of its ongoing migration away from legacy Virtual Machine Environment (VME) technology, the Department for Work and Pensions has invested £11.4m in a […]

‘I FELT DEHUMANISED’ Disabled woman ‘forced to crawl on her hands and knees’ up steps at Glasgow’s biggest benefits centre – because there was no ramp

June 30, 2017 admin 0

The building – which is Scotland’s main centre for disability assessment interviews, has no permanent ramp or flat entrance A DISABLED woman says she was […]

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 […]