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 […]

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 […]

How many more people will die as a result of being on state benefits?

June 6, 2017 Mark Crossley 0

On this very website http://urthevoice.co.uk/coroner-raises-possible-link-benefits-suicides as well as on similar websites http://calumslist.org & https://welfaretales.wordpress.com/category/suicide/ all too frequently sad stories of real people who are on […]

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 […]