Atos to lose monopoly after ‘flawed and unacceptable’ disability benefit assessments

Its about time this lot got the sack

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http://www.davidicke.com/headlines Tuesday, 23 July 2013

‘More than 40 per cent of the assessments carried out on disability benefit claimants by the back-to-work assessor Atos are flawed and unacceptable, according to an audit commissioned by the Government.

Following months of complaints about allegedly unfair and slapdash decisions made by Atos, the Department for Work and Pensions  audited around 400 of the company’s written reports into disability claimants, grading them A to C. Of these, 41 per cent came back with a C, meaning they were unacceptable and did not meet the required standard.

The lowest grade does not necessarily mean the decision was wrong, but that a serious error or omission occurred, such as no evidence to justify the recommendations, or inconsistencies in the evidence provided.’ Read more: Atos to lose monopoly after ‘flawed and unacceptable’ disability benefit assessments

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