DWP To Give Private Firms Millions As Fit-For-Work Test Deals Extended For The Third Time

The government is set to give millions of pounds more to outsourcing colossi to run fit for work and disability examinations. Atos, Capita and Maximus are due to have their profitable contracts for PIP and ESA assessments increased for up to two years, and it will be the third time the contracts have been extendedContinue reading “DWP To Give Private Firms Millions As Fit-For-Work Test Deals Extended For The Third Time”

Health and Disability Assessments

The purpose of the assessment is to understand how your illness or disability influences your everyday life. The assessment is carried out for the DWP. The length of the DWP Health Assessment depends on the individual case, and it further depends upon the type of assessment and your medical conditions, although it says that youContinue reading “Health and Disability Assessments”

New Style ESA Explained

We’re now amid the biggest welfare reform in a generation as claimants are transferred onto Universal Credit from six existing benefits and amongst the legacy benefits it will take over from its income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). However it is possible to get ESA as well as Universal Credit, so how precisely does thisContinue reading “New Style ESA Explained”