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Fit for Work service for long-term sick

Welsh workers on long-term sick offered Fit for Work service, from BBC news, 29 June 2015 A return-to-work service to help workers facing long-term sickness absence has gone live in Wales. The service includes an in-depth assessment, a personalised plan … Continue reading

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CAB Briefing for MPs on Mandatory Reconsideration (ESA)

Summary: Cutting off people‚Äôs employment and support allowance (ESA) benefits while DWP give a second opinion on their claim is adding an unnecessary administrative burden, causing stress and leaving some people with no income for a significant period of time. … Continue reading

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50% of GPs charge for evidence to support Sickness Benefit Appeals

The Welfare News Service reports that: Half of GP surgeries are charging sick and disabled benefit claimants who request medical evidence to support a benefit appeal, a survey by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) has found. The CAB say that … Continue reading

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