Thousands of disability benefit assessments deemed ‘unacceptable’ by the Government’s own quality audits
New government figures reveal private contractors Atos and Capita are failing to meet required performance targets.
Alan Barham, who was dismissed by Capita after undercover footage emerged, given caution order by disciplinary panel.
LibDem leader Tim Farron said the exorbitant cost of PIP assessments "adds to the suspicion that these companies are just driven by a profit motive".
Psychologists have slammed the private firm Capita, over what they describe as the "inadequacy of the assessments" for Personal Independence Payment.
Sick and disabled claimants are experiencing severe distress and some are even close to suicide due to botched disability benefit reform, an insider has revealed.