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PCS calls for Atos services to be brought in-house

Reposted from Union News The PCS has called for work carried out by Atos to be brought in-house. The government yesterday confirmed the controversial firm will end its contract for assessing disabled people early. PCS says the work capability assessment … Continue reading

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Atos accused of misleading government over how quickly it could process claims

Reposted from the Guardian Oh look it’s my favourite lady, Margaret Hodge wagging her finger at Atos again!   Margaret Hodge also accuses the Department for Work and Pensions of overlooking discrepancies in Atos’ tendering document. Photograph: Richard Gardner/Rex The … Continue reading

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Iain Duncan Smith’s “profound moral mission”

Reblogged from Another Angry Voice I’ve written before about the Orwellian Tory assertions that Iain Duncan Smith’s ideological attacks on the social security system represent some kind of “moral mission” (here). However I’m going to address the subject again, but … Continue reading

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Grandad twice brought back from brink of death hit by bedroom tax AND told to find a job

‘Hammered’: Billy A grandad who was twice brought back from the brink of death says he feels “hammered” by the system after a benefits double whammy. Billy Scott, 57, has been hit by the bedroom tax and fears he could … Continue reading

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Grieving husband’s anguish over letters threatening benefits

I’m on a bit of an Atos fest tonight…. wonder if they will say I’m inciting hatred against Atos staff? Oh hang on… how can they when all I’m doing is reporting the facts .. http://mikesivier.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/oh-insist-atos-bullies-demand-dismantling-of-critical-facebook-sites/ Alan Baxter A grieving … Continue reading

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Man starved after benefits were cut

Reposted from The Oxford Mail via Tom Pride MALNUTRITION: Mark Wood A “VULNERABLE and fragile” man starved to death four months after most of his benefits were stopped and he was left with just £40 a week to survive on. … Continue reading

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Benefit mismanagement hurting sick and disabled, watchdog says

Reposted from Guardian Society   Poor performance has forced Iain Duncan Smith’s department to stagger the full roll out of PIPs. Photograph: David Jones/PA Sick and disabled people trying to claim a new benefit introduced by Iain Duncan Smith are facing “distress … Continue reading

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