work capability assessment
The reviews of I, Daniel Blake, have already made Director Ken Loach's case for an Oscar, but if such a thing existed, the film would merit an award for critically explaining an aspect of public policy - in this case, the UK's welfare to work system. While Loach's insight into the condition of the poor in twenty-first century Britain speaks for itself, the policy background is less familiar.
We look forward to working with Jeremy to ensure that the Labour Party is a welcoming place where Disabled People can get involved in political activity and influence the Labour Party's policies, ensuring that they are underpinned by the social model of disability.
Yes, it's true. All the progress we've made on the image of mental health is being slowly unpicked and undone. We seem to be sliding back towards an antiquated view of the mentally ill as being lazy, scroungers and fakers, an image they've worked so hard to shake off.
Almost 600 “additional” suicides could be related to the Government’s Work Capability Assessments, according to research
'How long are you likely to have Parkinson's then?' Philip would have been pretty surprised if a friend in the pub asked
The share of Fit for Work decisions being overturned on appeal is at its highest ever level, figures released by the Department
Jobseeker Sanctions: Necessary Tool to Push the Workshy Into Employment or Heartless Mechanism to Lower the Benefit Bill?
It seems that politicians are wedded to imposing conditions in return for benefits and that sanctions will remain part of that regime. However, employment support providers know that you achieve most with jobseekers when the relationship is positive, providers are trusted and jobseekers want to work.
Atos Healthcare has been declared unfit for work by the Department for Work and Pensions. The decision followed months of
So I'd like to introduce Mr Osborne to few people: Shaun Pilkington shot himself after his Employment and Support Allowance
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.