‘Broken’ system needs ‘complete overhaul’
Saturday 12th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Study also blames assessments for huge rise in mental illness
Tuesday 17th Nov 2015
WORKERS are going to work despite being ill because of pressure from bosses, according to a new report.
And a northern TUC leader said one cause was the imposition of “performance management” by employers who put output before the health and wellbeing of employees.
Monday 12th Oct 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
A SEVERELY ill man was found “fit for work” and had his benefits stripped weeks before he died.
Ricky Neacey, who had chronic liver failure, was forced to fight the decision to axe his jobseeker’s allowance.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) then made...
Thursday 8th Oct 2015
Coroner directly blames assessment regime for death
Tuesday 22nd Sep 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
2,380 people have died within a year of DWP assessments saying they were fit for work
Friday 28th Aug 2015
EFFORTS to make the government reveal how many people have died after being wrongly declared “fit for work” were branded “disgusting” yesterday by witchfinder general Iain Duncan Smith.
The Work and Pensions Secretary snubbed questions in the Commons about the...
Wednesday 24th Jun 2015
Privateer blames 'abuse' from disabled people for its decision — despite being branded 'unacceptable' by the government
Saturday 22nd Feb 2014
posted by Will Stone in Britain