fit for work
Disabled people are angry, frustrated and frightened for their futures. This is why we are becoming political. People who have never been involved in politics before are being enabled by this campaign.
Last week's National Apprenticeship Week was full of discussion. We heard about the productivity gains of hiring apprentices, and concerns around the gender divide. We celebrated the amazing things apprentices have achieved, and heard from business leaders who are pledging to create more apprenticeships.
I believe that the term unfit is symbolic of the deep rooted prejudices towards sick and disabled people, creating a vague and imagined line between those society will fully accept, and those society will currently tolerate in the name of fairness and compassion.
Atos Healthcare is quitting its contract to carry out "fit-for-work" tests on disability benefit claimants before it is due
Atos Healthcare, the firm responsible for testing disabled benefit claims in "fitness for work" tests, is in talks to exit
Almost a million people who applied for sickness benefit have instead been found fit for work, according to figures published
Mental health charity Rethink challenged MPs to undergo mock Work Capability Assessments (WCA) on Wednesday, dubbed MP Capability Assessments (MPCA). The charity claims the real-life assessments, which determine whether or not someone continues to receive Employment and Support Allowance, are unfair to people with mental health problems.
A woman has died only nine days after the government declared her fit for work. Linda Wootton was dying on a hospital bed
A community worker caring for a man who was found fit for work despite previously suffering a brain tumour and having an
A disabled man has described his distress after being left stranded inside an Atos centre when the fire alarm went off. Geoff