Jobs for the boys – and a possible conflict of interest – in new government contract

… and you thought Atos was bad!

Vox Political

[Image: Ktemoc Konsiders - http://ktemoc.blogspot.co.uk/] [Image: Ktemoc Konsiders – http://ktemoc.blogspot.co.uk/%5D The Coalition government has named the company that is to carry out its new programme to discourage people from claiming incapacity benefits – and, like all Coalition decisions, it is a disaster.

The contract for the new Health and Work Service in England and Wales will be delivered by Health Management Ltd – a MAXIMUS company.

This is triply bad for the United Kingdom.

Firstly, MAXIMUS is an American company so yet again, British taxpayers’ money will be winging its way abroad to boost a foreign economy, to the detriment of our own.

Next, MAXIMUS is already a Work Programme provider company in the UK. The Work Programme attempts to shoehorn jobseekers – including people on incapacity benefits – into any employment that is available, with the companies involved paid according to the results they achieve (on the face of it. In fact, it has…

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One Response to Jobs for the boys – and a possible conflict of interest – in new government contract

  1. JC says:

    Health Management Limited are used by many of London’s “blue chip” corporations and from personal experience I can safely state that they are in no way impartial, fair or even competent… Not really surprised that this Government have chosen this Company to replace ATOS because clearly they simply aren’t interested in impartiality, fairness or competence.

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