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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.
Labour raises alarm over number of people being turned down for personal independence payments.
DWP to payout more than £700 million to two private contractors, at a time when more than half of PIP appeals are successful.
As many as 80% of denied personal independence payment claims are overturned on appeal because of failures in system, say campaigners.
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".
Lyn had her disability benefits axed for missing an appointment, after collapsing at home following life-saving open-heart surgery.
This is an official press release from Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC). Disabled campaigners responsible for previous high-profile protests against cuts are holding a national day of action to protest against disability benefit changes on Wednesday 13th July 2016. Protests will be...
Psychologists have slammed the private firm Capita, over what they describe as the "inadequacy of the assessments" for Personal Independence Payment.
Husband of terminally ill cancer patient blasts private contractor's 'incorrect' benefit assessment report, after DWP axes vital disability benefits.
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.