When is voluntary training not voluntary?

When is voluntary training not voluntary?

When the Scottish Government announced that the newly devolved training schemes they will be running in place of the dreaded Work Programme will not be mandatory, all of us familiar with the impact of sanctions heaved a collective sigh of relief. So it was with an...
ATOS, please observe DWP guidelines!

ATOS, please observe DWP guidelines!

The guidelines for PIP assessors make it quite clear that anyone going to an assessment, or any person accompanying them, can take their own private written notes of the meeting. The same is true for Work Capability Assessments for ESA. These notes can be doubly...
British Terrorocracy

British Terrorocracy

Content societies require little in the way of persuasion. Frustrated and angry societies eventually require brute force to keep everyone in line. We’re not there yet, but the harassment and intimidation is already well underway. One has to at least admire the...