Thursday, December 14, 2017


Disability Benefits Assessments Still Failing Disabled People, Say MPs

MPs warned of "serious failings" with disability benefits assessments, with "too many assessments" failing to meet acceptable performance standards.

Maximus Miss Fitness-To-Work Test Targets Despite Spiralling Costs

The bill for ESA and PIP assessments has now reached £579m.

Mental Health Claimants Denied Chance To Complete Sickness Benefit Form

People with mental health conditions are being denied the opportunity to complete an application form for ESA, it has been revealed.

Fitness For Work Tests Make Disabled People Sicker, Says Charity (External Link)

Work Capability Assessments are worsening disabled people's health and increasing physical pain, a new report claims.

Unite Supports Protests Against Sickness Benefit Tests

Unite the union will be supporting a national day of action against Work Capability Assessments on 2 March 2015.

Fitness-To-Work Assessment Backlog Could Take 18 Months To Clear

Maximus Health Services, who took over from Atos, says it will carry out assessments in a ‘timely manner’

Green Party Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Government Attacks On Sick And Disabled

The Green Party has reacted furiously to what it describes as a 'three pronged Government attack' on sick and disabled benefit claimants.

It’s Official: Maximus Awarded Work Capability Assessment Contract

Maximus Health and Human Services Ltd has been awarded the contract to undertake health-related assessments, DWP announced today

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