Sep 022012
 

This list is work in progress; there are many more articles to add……

With thanks to @Blacktriangle1 @WelfareUnion @Dis_PPL_Protest who provided the links to many of these articles.

DPAC thanks to Bob Ellard see http://llxs.blogspot.co.uk/ for more great stuff 

Publishing this list does not represent acceptance of the content of any articles in the list by DPAC.

Articles from September 2012

  1. Socialist Worker ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ ‘ATOS forced me to crawl on floor in tears’ ~ http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=29452
  2. Socialist Worker ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ ‘Seven medals but now Tories want my benefits’ ~ http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=29451
  3. Irish Times ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ Death of cancer patient who went public over benefit cuts ~ http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0901/1224323462479.html
  4. Socialist Worker ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ Hundreds protest outside ATOS headquarters then blockade DWP ~ http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=29461
  5. Independent ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympics stars urged to denounce ATOS ~ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/paralympics-stars-urged-to-denounce-atos-8100016.html
  6. Google News ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ Protest over ‘fit for work’ tests ~ http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5jFfy_GCYe5Mgv-_IUyNpsbZqkxlA?docId=B15689781346426077A00000
  7. RT News ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ Sponsorship scandal mars Paralympics ~ http://rt.com/sport/people-atos-work-disabled-126/
  8. Morning Star ~ 09 ~ 2012 ~ What game is ATOS playing? ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/122971

Articles from August 2012

Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ‘Is this country worth dying for?’ ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/123285

  1. This is Hull and East Riding ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ‘Responsibility to treat disabled people fairly’ ~ http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/Responsibility-treat-disabled-people-fairly/story-16780701-detail/story.html
  2. Sourcing Focus ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ “Disability activists prepare to protest against ATOS” ~ http://www.sourcingfocus.com/index.php/site/newsitem/6144/ Washington Post ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Activist Patrick Lynch sobs during a protest next to ATOS’s London headquarters ~ http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2012-paralympic-games-begin-in-london/2012/08/29/e759c3a6-f201-11e1-adc6-87dfa8eff430_gallery.html#photo=14
  3. Washington Post ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ As Paralympics start, Britain’s disabled decry cuts ~ http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/as-paralympics-start-britains-disabled-decry-cuts/2012/08/25/124b4756-ee10-11e1-b624-99dee49d8d67_story.html
  4. Computer Weekly ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS and Capita win £540m in controversial DWP disabilities testing contract ~ http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240160775/Atos-and-Capita-win-540m-in-controversial-DWP-disabilities-testing-contract
  5. Times of News ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS benefit appeal woman dies ~ http://timesofnews.co/2012/08/31/atos-benefit-appeal-woman-dies
  6. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS doctors could be struck off ~ http://gu.com/p/3x7jd/tw
  7. Computer Weekly ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS employees to be investigated over Facebook remarks about disability benefit applicants ~ http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240105368/Atos-employees-to-be-investigated-over-Facebook-remarks-about-disability-benefit-applicants
  8. The Daily Shame ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS parasites, sorry, employees have fun on Facebook ~ http://www.dailyshame.co.uk/2012/08/satire/atos-parasites-sorry-employees-have-fun-on-facebook/
  9. BBC News London ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Atos protest: Disability rights groups target firm ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-19437785
  10. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS protests climax with ‘day of action’ against Paralympics sponsor ~ http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/aug/31/atos-protest-paralympics-sponsor
  11. Press TV ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS protests climax with ‘day of action’ against Paralympics sponsors‎ ~ http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2012/08/31/259221/atos-protests-paralympics-sponsors/
  12. Mirror ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS protests: “Grand finale” to a week of action against ‘fit for work’ testing firm ~ http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/atos-protests-grand-finale-to-a-week-1293518
  13. Blottr ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS: Public criticism gains momentum after inspirational Paralympics Opening Ceremony ~ http://www.blottr.com/breaking-news/atos-public-criticism-gains-momentum-after-inspirational-paralympics-opening-ceremony
  14. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Beggaring the nation ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/122744
  15. BBC News Northern Ireland ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Benefits appeal woman Cecilia Burns from Strabane has died ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-19433535
  16. Rocket News ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Benefits cut appeal woman dies ~ http://www.rocketnews.com/2012/08/benefits-cut-appeal-woman-dies/
  17. This is Hull and East Riding ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Benefits protest at Hull branch of ATOS over Paralympic Games ‘hypocrisy’ ~ http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/Benefits-protest-Hull-branch-Atos-Paralympic/story-16780711-detail/story.html
  18. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ British Paralympic team deny ‘anti-ATOS protest’ ~ http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/aug/30/paralympics-gb-atos-protest
  19. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Callousness beyond belief ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/layout/set/print/…/122249
  20. Huffington Post ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Cecilia Burns Dead: Benefits Campaigner, Who Appealed Against ‘Fit To Work’ Report By ATOS, Dies ~ http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/08/31/cecilia-burns-benefits-atos-fit-to-work-cancer-northern-ireland_n_1846314.html
  21. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Celebrate Paralympians, but remember they needed state help to get there ~ http://gu.com/p/3axvb/tw
  22. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Coalition told it must punish ATOS for mess ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/122842
  23. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Cuts to disability services threaten our Paralympian future – Sue Marsh ~ http://gu.com/p/3a3cy/tw
  24. Computer Weekly ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disability activists hijack Paralympics for ATOS protest ~ http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240162193/Disability-activists-hijack-Paralympics-for-Atos-protest
  25. Sourcing Focus ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disability activists prepare to protest against ATOS ~ http://www.sourcingfocus.com/site/newsitem/disability_activists_prepare_to_protest_against_atos/
  26. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disability campaigners are set to descend on Paralympic sponsor ATOS yet again tomorrow ~ http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/123345
  27. BBC News London ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disability protests at benefits contractor ATOS HQ ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-19437785#
  28. Channel 4 News ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disability rights protesters invade government building ~ http://www.channel4.com/news/disability-rights-protestors-lobby-paralympic-sponsors-hq
  29. This is South Wales ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disabled groups in sponsor protest ~ http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Disabled-groups-sponsor-protest/story-16781328-detail/story.html
  30. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disabled people protest against ATOS role in Paralympics ~ http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/video/2012/aug/31/disabled-protest-atos-paralympics-video
  31. Womens Views on News ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disabled people slam ‘hypocrisy’ of Paralympics sponsor ~ http://www.womensviewsonnews.org/2012/08/disabled-people-slam-hypocrisy-of-paralympics-sponsor/
  32. Metro ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disabled rights campaigners protest at ATOS and DWP ~ http://www.metro.co.uk/news/910348-disabled-rights-campaigners-protest-at-atos-and-dwp#ixzz25D1fzhhN
  33. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Disabled storm DWP in daring anti-ATOS raid ~ http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/index.php/news/content/view/full/123345
  34. This is Derbyshire ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Fury at Paralympic ‘hypocrisy’ of private firm ATOS behind fit-to-work tests ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Fury-Paralympic-hypocrisy-private-firm-Atos-fit/story-16781044-detail/story.html
  35. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Home carer calls for hypocrite Cameron to be prosecuted ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/122682
  36. Independent ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Hundreds protest against Paralympics sponsor ATOS as anger about its role in slashing benefits bill intensifies ~ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/hundreds-protest-against-paralympics-sponsor-atos-as-anger-about-its-role-in-slashing-benefits-bill-intensifies-8092512.html
  37. New Statesman ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Is benefit-bashing the next Osborne gamble to go wrong? ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/politics/2012/08/benefit-bashing-next-osborne-gamble-go-wrong
  38. New Statesman ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Labour must lead the way in restoring politics after its abuse by elites ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/188064/
  39. Independent ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Leading article: These Games are about ability and inspiration ~ http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/leading-articles/leading-article-these-games-are-about-ability-and-inspiration-8084634.html
  40. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Letter: Paralympic paradox ~ http://gu.com/p/3a4xj/tw
  41. BBC News Kent ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Maidstone CAB ‘wins 95% of work test benefit appeals’ ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-19436358
  42. BBC News UK ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Minister for Disabled People: ‘We need to get changes right’ ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19419243
  43. Sourcing Focus ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ National Audit Office criticises ATOS ‘under-performance’ ~ http://www.sourcingfocus.com/site/newsitem/national_audit_office_criticises_atos_under-performance/
  44. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ New disability test will ’cause suicides’ ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/layout/view/full/122317
  45. Computer Weekly ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympic protests against ATOS reaches Whitehall ~ http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240162538/Paralympic-protests-against-Atos-reaches-Whitehall
  46. Independent ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympic sponsor ATOS engulfed by disability tests row ~ http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/olympics/paralympics/paralympic-sponsor-engulfed-by-disability-tests-row-8084799.html
  47. Brand Channel ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympic Sponsor ATOS Getting Grief From Athletes ~ http://www.brandchannel.com/home/post.aspx?id=e179ece3-4a27-4936-8c21-d0dacf1dd9a7
  48. Londonist ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympic Sponsor ATOS Provokes Protests ~ http://londonist.com/2012/08/paralympic-sponsor-atos-provokes-protests.php
  49. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympics 2012: crossing London can be an obstacle course for disabled fans ~ http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/aug/31/paralympics-2012-disabled-travel?CMP=twt_gu
  50. Tech Week Europe ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympics Sponsor ATOS Hits Back At Disability Protesters ~ http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/paralympics-atos-disability-protest-benefits-90709 
  51. Socialist Party Magazine ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympics, ATOS scandal, Remploy closures… Con-Dems win gold for hypocrisy! ~ http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/articles/15093
  52. Huffington Post ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympics: Government Accused Of ‘Hypocrisy’ Towards Disabled People ~ http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/08/29/atos-paralympic-sponsors-under-fire-disabled-attitude_n_1838614.html?ref=topbar
  53. New Statesman ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Perhaps Iain Duncan Smith will accuse me of peeing on the data ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/economics/economics/2012/08/perhaps-iain-duncan-smith-will-accuse-me-peeing-data?page=3
  54. Guardian ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Phil Disley on ATOS‘s involvement with the Paralympics – cartoon ~ http://gu.com/p/3a5xx/tw
  55. This is Derbyshire ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Pressure mounts against firm over assessments for sickness support ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Pressure-mounts-firm-assessments-sickness-support/story-16732273-detail/story.html
  56. ITV News Wales ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Protest in Cardiff over tests for incapacity benefit ~ http://www.itv.com/news/wales/2012-08-29/protest-in-cardiff-over-tests-for-incapacity-benefit/
  57. Yahoo! News ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Protest over ‘fit for work’ tests ~ http://uk.news.yahoo.com/protest-over-fit-tests-153541825.html?ugccmtnav=v1%2Fcomments%2Fcontext%2F9dfabedf-b407-3eb5-9188-941d329dea3c%2Fcomments%3Fcount%3D20%26sortBy%3DhighestRated%26isNext%3Dtrue%26offset%3D20%26pageNumber%3D1
  58. Metro ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Protesters show anger at Paralympic sponsor over disability benefit work ~ http://www.metro.co.uk/olympics/910105-protesters-show-anger-at-paralympic-sponsor-over-disability-benefit-work?ITO=socialnet-twitter-button
  59. Blottr ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Protesters stage ‘die-in’ against ATOS sponsorship of Paralympics ~ http://www.blottr.com/breaking-news/protesters-stage-die-against-atos-sponsorship-paralympics
  60. Huffington Post ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Scuffles At Atos Paralympics Protest As Police And Disability Campaigners Clash (VIDEO) (PICTURES) ~ http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/08/31/atos-paralympics-protest-uk-uncut-disability-_n_1846633.html
  61. Sheffield Telegraph ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Sheffield’s disabled join Paralympic protest ~ http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-s-disabled-join-paralympic-protest-1-4873379#.UD-mQYBDVYY.twitter
  62. BBC News UK ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Sickness benefit contractor ATOS Healthcare to review letters ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19370200
  63. Independent ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ The lasting legacy of the Paralympics should be to see disabled people as equal ~ http://ind.pn/NC2ewG
  64. Mail ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ The Paralympics celebrate the strength of disabled people – and so do all the protests that accompany them ~ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2195885/The-Paralympics-celebrate-strength-disabled-people–protests-accompany-them.html#ixzz259Ao8YTb
  65. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Tycoonery ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/122651
  66. Telegraph ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Video: Disability rights protesters clash with police outside Department for Work and Pensions ~ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/9512523/Disability-rights-protesters-clash-with-police-outside-Department-for-Work-and-Pensions.html
  67. BBC News UK ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Watchdog finds ‘weaknesses’ in sickness benefit system ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19244639
  68. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2012 ~ Where the real greed lies ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/content/view/full/122290

July 2012

  1. Computer Weekly ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS profits grow 2% in first half of 2012 to €102m ~ http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240160348/Atos-profits-grow-2-in-first-half-of-2012-to-102m
  2. Guardian ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Benefits assessment firm causing ‘fear and loathing’ among claimants, says MP ~ http://gu.com/p/3vn6j/tw
  3. Telegraph ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Disability tests ‘sending sick and disabled back to work’ ~ http://soc.li/gCxerBI
  4. Morning Star ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Disabled means-test to be challenged at High Court ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/121944
  5. Guardian ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Fitness-for-work tests hit by technical chaos ~ http://gu.com/p/3974x/tw
  6. This is Derbyshire ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Hundreds in Derbyshire win victory in sickness benefits battle ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Hundreds-Derbyshire-win-victory-sickness-benefits/story-16337459-detail/story.html
  7. Sourcing Focus ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Olympic sponsor ATOS faces summer strikes ~ http://www.sourcingfocus.com/site/newsitem/olympic_sponsor_atos_faces_summer_strikes/
  8. This is Derbyshire ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Review into flawed benefits system assessment praised ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Review-flawed-benefits-assessment-praised/story-16602404-detail/story.html
  9. New Statesman ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Welfare reform suicides must not be overlooked ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/187216/
  10. New Statesman ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Withdrawing benefits when there are no jobs to find is just cruel ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/187543/
  11. New Statesman ~ 07 ~ 2012 ~ Work capability assessments: the fightback ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/staggers/2012/07/work-capability-assessments-fightback

June 2012

  1. This is Derbyshire ~ 06 ~ 2012 ~ ‘The whole system needs sorting out’ says patient after benefit claim saga ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Whitehall-departments-told-save-cash/story-15900034-detail/story.html
  2. Camden New Journal ~ 06 ~ 2012 ~ FORUM: ‘Don’t play games with lives – disabled people won’t be silenced during the Olympics’ ~ http://www.camdennewjournal.com/forum-dont-play-games-lives-disabled-people-wont-be-silenced-during-olympics
  3. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2012 ~ How many more disabled people will die … ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/186565/
  4. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2012 ~ Human cost of welfare reform ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/38773/
  5. Morning Star ~ 06 ~ 2012 ~ MP reveals fight against depression ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/120230
  6. Morning Star ~ 06 ~ 2012 ~ Tory brushes off suicide warning ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/120518

May 2012

  1. New Statesman ~ 05 ~ 2012 ~ 500,000 could lose their disability benefits ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/185655/
  2. This is Derbyshire ~ 05 ~ 2012 ~ Council’s cuts will have devastating impact on homeless, warns group ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Council-s-cuts-devastating-impact-homeless-warns/story-16236934-detail/story.html
  3. Computer Weekly ~ 05 ~ 2012 ~ Department for Work and Pensions spent £24m with ATOS in 2011 ~ http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240149963/DWP-spent-24m-with-Atos-last-year
  4. Morning Star ~ 05 ~ 2012 ~ Living at the sharp end ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/layout/view/full/119588
  5. Morning Star ~ 05 ~ 2012 ~ Media is fuelling hate against disabled benefit claimants ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/119655
  6. Morning Star ~ 05 ~ 2012 ~ Paralympians join calls to stop cuts ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/119279

April 2012

  1. Morning Star ~ 04 ~ 2012 ~ Disabled activists target Olympics
  2. ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/117813
  3. This is Derbyshire ~ 04 ~ 2012 ~ Half of those on incapacity in Derbyshire are deemed ‘fit for work’ ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Half-incapacity-Derbyshire-deemed-fit-work/story-15874524-detail/story.html
  4. New Statesman ~ 04 ~ 2012 ~ Raising the pension age will just turn 69-year-olds … ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/184902/

March 2012

  1. New Statesman ~ 03 ~ 2012 ~ Cameron’s desperate offer to voters: nastiness in the national interest ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2012/03/work-party-benefits-cameron?page=2
  2. Belfast Telegraph ~ 03 ~ 2012 ~ Cancer sufferer furious at being told she’s fit to work ~ http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/cancer-sufferer-furious-at-being-told-shes-fit-to-work-16135094.html
  3. This is Derbyshire ~ 03 ~ 2012 ~ Parkinson’s patient faces having his benefit halved ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Parkinson-s-patient-faces-having-benefit-halved/story-15599461-detail/story.html
  4. This is Derbyshire ~ 03 ~ 2012 ~ Robin Mitchell who sufferes from Parkinson’s faces fit-to-work test ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Family-s-anger-Parkinson-s-sufferer-faces-fit/story-15557891-detail/story.html
  5. BBC News Northern Ireland ~ 03 ~ 2012 ~ Strabane cancer woman’s fury at benefit cut ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-17480630
  6. Telegraph ~ 03 ~ 2012 ~ Twice as many judges needed to handle benefits appeals ~ http://soc.li/MIRGOTB

February 2012

  1. Morning Star ~ 02 ~ 2012 ~ ATOS protesters brave bitter chill to picket firm’s HQ ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/index.php/content/view/full/115001
  2. BBC News UK ~ 02 ~ 2012 ~ Ministers admit to sickness benefits backlog ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16937742
  3. New Statesman ~ 02 ~ 2012 ~ The revolt against workfare spreads ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2012/02/scheme-greggs-grayling

January 2012

  1. Independent ~ 01 ~ 2012 ~ The big questions: Should ATOS be sponsoring the Paralympics? ~ http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/the-big-questions-should-atos-be-sponsoring-the-paralympics-is-a-wealth-tax-a-good-idea-8099839.html
  2. Morning Star ~ 01 ~ 2012 ~ Trespass charges dropped ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/114186
  3. New Statesman ~ 01 ~ 2012 ~ Why British journalists are taught to be dishonest ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/182282/ 

2011

  1. Morning Star ~ 12 ~ 2011 ~ ‘Victorian picnic’ picket hits ATOS ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/113242
  2. BBC News Scotland ~ 11 ~ 2011 ~ Disabled ‘suicidal’ over Welfare Reform Bill ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-15839685
  3. Morning Star ~ 10 ~ 2011 ~ Hardest hit fight back against cuts
  4. ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/111068
  5. New Statesman ~ 10 ~ 2011 ~ How Osborne could squeeze benefits again ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2011/10/benefits-inflation-osborne
  6. New Statesman ~ 10 ~ 2011 ~ Let’s help Dave get his facts straight ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/david-blanchflower/2011/10/sector-employment-yesterday
  7. This is Hull and East Riding ~ 09 ~ 2011 ~ Bridlington soldier Aron Shelton, who lost leg in Afghanistan bomb blast, wins benefits battle ~ ttp://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/Soldier-lost-leg-Afghanistan-wins-benefits-battle/story-13382683-detail/story.html
  8. Morning Star ~ 09 ~ 2011 ~ CarerWatch forum up after ATOS libel threat ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/108925
  9. Morning Star ~ 09 ~ 2011 ~ Claimants on streets over ATOS national protests ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/110193
  10. This is Hull and East Riding ~ 09 ~ 2011 ~ Heartache of Bridlington soldier Aron Shelton, who lost leg in Afghanistan bomb blast, only to face benefits battle ~ http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/Heartache-soldier-lost-leg-bomb-blast-face/story-13387697-detail/story.html
  11. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2011 ~ Activist sings the benefit blues
  12. ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/108556
  13. Sourcing Focus ~ 08 ~ 2011 ~ ATOS Healthcare Employees Investigated ~ http://www.sourcingfocus.com/site/newsitem/atos_healthcare_employees_investigated/
  14. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2011 ~ Care firm silences its critics ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/108578
  15. Morning Star ~ 08 ~ 2011 ~ Firm to negotiate over closure of disabled forum ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/108656
  16. This is Derbyshire ~ 08 ~ 2011 ~ Why is Government using private firm for checks? ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Government-using-private-firm-checks/story-13083568-detail/story.html
  17. Guardian ~ 07 ~ 2011 ~ A contract to terrify 1.5m people on incapacity benefit ~ http://gu.com/p/3vnqh/tw
  18. Guardian ~ 07 ~ 2011 ~ Disability benefit reform: is the government hiding behind ATOS errors? ~ http://gu.com/p/3vyf9/tw
  19. Camden New Journal ~ 07 ~ 2011 ~ Disabled protest over ‘fit for work’ tests at ATOS in Holloway ~ http://www.camdennewjournal.com/news/2011/jul/disabled-protest-over-%E2%80%98fit-work%E2%80%99-tests-atos-holloway
  20. Camden New Journal ~ 07 ~ 2011 ~ Ex-soldier who served in Afghanistan and Iraq is refused benefits under assessment system ~ http://www.camdennewjournal.com/news/2011/jun/ex-soldier-who-served-afghanistan-and-iraq-refused-benefits-under-assessment-system
  21. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2011 ~ Archbishop of Canterbury: “no one voted” for the coalition’s policies ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2011/06/rowan-williams-government?page=1
  22. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2011 ~ Dignity in life, dignity in death ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/39049/
  23. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2011 ~ How Labour got welfare wrong – and how it can put it right ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2011/06/welfare-system-labour-work
  24. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2011 ~ The government needs to know how afraid people are ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2011/06/long-term-government-democracy
  25. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2011 ~ The poorest deserve a change from our broken benefits system ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2011/06/benefits-system-work-support
  26. Morning Star ~ 05 ~ 2011 ~ Disabled activists claim new testing system ignores advice of medical ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/104424
  27. Channel 4 News ~ 05 ~ 2011 ~ Disabled people protest against cuts ~ http://www.channel4.com/news/disabled-people-protest-against-cuts
  28. Camden New Journal ~ 05 ~ 2011 ~ MP Emily Thornberry intervenes to win benefits for ex-housing worker put through ‘humiliating’ assessment ~ http://www.camdennewjournal.com/news/2011/may/mp-emily-thornberry-intervenes-win-benefits-ex-housing-worker-put-through-%E2%80%98humiliating
  29. Camden New Journal ~ 04 ~ 2011 ~ ATOS Healthcare’s fit-to-work testing ‘demeans’ disabled ~ http://www.camdennewjournal.com/news/2011/apr/atos-healthcares-fit-work-testing-%E2%80%98demeans%E2%80%99-disabled
  30. Camden New Journal ~ 04 ~ 2011 ~ Claimants lose out ~ http://www.camdennewjournal.com/letters/2011/apr/claimants-lose-out
  31. New Statesman ~ 04 ~ 2011 ~ The shame is all theirs ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/37583/
  32. New Statesman ~ 04 ~ 2011 ~ The war on welfare scroungers, part 94 ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/37647/
  33. This is Derbyshire ~ 02 ~ 2011 ~ PROTESTERS who gathered outside a city job centre to demonstrate against cuts in benefits have vowed to help people when they are made redundant. ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Protesters-benefit-cuts-nul-points/story-11603004-detail/story.html
  34. New Statesman ~ 02 ~ 2011 ~ Tory welfare reforms are misguided ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2011/02/universal-credit-work-welfare
  35. BBC News UK ~ 01 ~ 2011 ~ Campaigners warn over incapacity benefit changes ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13611298
  36. New Statesman ~ 01 ~ 2011 ~ Tales from the front line: public-sector workers speak out ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2011/01/workers-speak-books-fears

2010

  1.  
  2. Sourcing Focus ~ 11 ~ 2010 ~ ATOS Origin’s healthcare division awarded £300 million contract extension ~ http://www.sourcingfocus.com/site/newsitem/atos_origins_healthcare_division_awarded_300_million_contract_extension/
  3. New Statesman ~ 11 ~ 2010 ~ James Purnell: I could have been Iain Duncan Smith ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2010/11/universal-credit-purnell-brown
  4. New Statesman ~ 10 ~ 2010 ~ 500,000 people could lose sick pay ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/2010/10/work-payments-benefit
  5. New Statesman ~ 10 ~ 2010 ~ ATOS is “black and white” on fitness and disability ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/182441
  6. This is Hull and East Riding ~ 10 ~ 2010 ~ East Riding councillors have backed injured ex-soldier Aron Shelton’s fight to keep his disability benefit. ~ http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/East-Riding-councillors-unite-ex-soldier-s-fight-benefits/story-11976200-detail/story.html
  7. New Statesman ~ 10 ~ 2010 ~ Judged fit to work? You could lose your benefits if you appeal ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2011/10/work-fit-appeal-ruling
  8. Morning Star ~ 10 ~ 2010 ~ On the shoulders of the vulnerable ~ www.morningstaronline.co.uk/index.php/news/content/view/full/97072
  9. New Statesman ~ 10 ~ 2010 ~ The war on welfare scroungers, part 77 ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/179503/
  10. New Statesman ~ 09 ~ 2010 ~ The cuts will destroy lives ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/177838/
  11. New Statesman ~ 08 ~ 2010 ~ Cameron’s war on benefit fraud: the unanswered questions ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2010/08/40bn-lost-savings-avoidance
  12. New Statesman ~ 08 ~ 2010 ~ Reducing the number on sickness benefits must be fair ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2010/08/work-benefits-number-system
  13. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2010 ~ Pre-Budget briefings: huge cuts to welfare ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/public-accounts/2010/06/160-support-cameron-huge
  14. New Statesman ~ 06 ~ 2010 ~ The mass unemployment Budget ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/174659/
  15. This is Derbyshire ~ 05 ~ 2010 ~ Medical details sent in error ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Medical-details-sent-error/story-11628552-detail/story.html
  16. This is Hull and East Riding ~ 05 ~ 2010 ~ Mum of Hull soldier killed on frontline praises resigning officer for taking a stand ~ http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/Mum-Hull-soldier-killed-frontline-praises-resigning-officer-taking-stand/story-11955497-detail/story.html
  17. New Statesman ~ 05 ~ 2010 ~ The truth about those cuts . . . ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/172995/
  18. New Statesman ~ 01 ~ 2010 ~ The battle against benefit cuts and “poverty pimps” ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/node/36138/

 Pre-2010

  1. This is Derbyshire ~ 11 ~ 2008 ~ Centre approved ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Centre-approved/story-11596774-detail/story.html
  2. This is Derbyshire ~ 10 ~ 2008 ~ Medics to move in at restaurant? ~ http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/Medics-restaurant/story-11612528-detail/story.html
  3. New Statesman ~ 05 ~ 2008 ~ Is Labour abolishing illness? ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2008/05/work-benefit-claimants-reform?page=1
  4. New Statesman ~ 11 ~ 2007 ~ Labour and the sick note ~ http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2007/11/work-benefit-welfare-tories

Most recent articles to be added:

  1. When are you going to stand up for our sick and disabled, Mr. Miliband? | Mail Online
  2. Paralympics buzz will not drown out chorus of disapproval of Atos – Personal Finance – Scotsman.com
  3. Right to Work | Atos Shamed And DWP Occupied
  4. Paralympics propaganda for welfare cuts, claim disabled – News – Scotsman.com
  5. Analysis: Are Paralympians being used as tools in the propaganda war against disability benefits? – Comment – Scotsman.com
  6. Politics and the Paralympics: Voters are against cuts to disability benefits – Paralympics – Olympics – The Independent
  7. Dogged and decent, Chris Grayling shows how to get reform right – Telegraph
  8. Francesca Martinez: Empty words don't fund a full life for disabled people – Commentators – Opinion – The Independent
  9. PressTV – ‘Paralympics welfare cuts propaganda’
  10. Il paradosso delle Paralimpiadi – Salute per tutti – ComUnità – l'Unità
  11. As low as you can get / Comment / Home – Morning Star
  12. Huddersfield protestors campaign against Paralympic sponsor Atos – Local West Yorkshire News – News – Huddersfield Examiner
  13. BBC News – Thalidomide apology insulting, campaigners say
  14. Paralympics stars urged to denounce Atos – UK Politics – UK – The Independent
  15. Olympic sponsor targeted by angry disability groups over links to London 2012 Paralympics | Sponsor News | insidethegames.biz
  16. Death of cancer patient who went public over benefit cuts – The Irish Times – Sat, Sep 01, 2012
  17. Joyce McMillan: Cynically demonising the disabled – News – Scotsman.com
  18. Bristol MP backs protest against Paralympics sponsor
  19. Protests against Paralympics partner get senior support – Public Service
  20. Crowd voices Atos anger – Northern Ireland, Local & National – Belfasttelegraph.co.uk
  21. David Cameron wins gold medal for hypocrisy for his treatment of disabled people – Kevin Maguire – Mirror Online
  22. Atos holds £3bn of government contracts | Society | guardian.co.uk
  23. Video: Disability rights protesters clash with police outside Department for Work and Pensions – Telegraph
  24. The Press Association: Protest over 'fit for work' tests
  25. ITN News » Disability protesters clash with police
  26. Behind the Paralympics, the reality for disabled people in Britain 2012 | Society | The Guardian
  27. Disability campaigners stage central London protest against welfare reforms | Society | guardian.co.uk
  28. Disability rights protesters bring Trafalgar Square traffic to a standstill | Society | guardian.co.uk
  29. British people are committing suicide to escape poverty. Is this what the State wants? – Mail Online – Sonia Poulton's blog
  30. Remploy workers strike over planned closures – video | Society | guardian.co.uk
  31. Statement on social care plans of Worcestershire County Council
  32. SEN reforms: Government pushes ahead with anti-inclusion plans – DisabledGo News Blog
  33. Flaws exposed in fit for work test | UK news | The Guardian
  34. Access to Work figures are ‘disgraceful’, says shadow minister
  35. EMERGENCY BUDGET: DLA reforms will ‘hit disabled people hard’ – DisabledGo News Blog
  36. Dispatches – Britain on the Sick – Channel 4
  37. BBC iPlayer – Panorama: Disabled or Faking It?
  38. 32 die a week after failing test for new incapacity benefit – Investigations
  39. theConsultant.eu – Atos, Capita scoop £500 million in UK DWP disability award.
  40. Atos sponsors the Paralympics? It’s enough to make you scream | Red Pepper

Further articles to be added:

  1. Judge considers judicial review of Work Capability Assessment | Society | guardian.co.uk
  2. BBC News – Benefit cheats 'colour attitudes to disabled people'
  3. New Statesman – Work capability assessments: the fightback
  4. UK is breaching human rights of disabled, UN told | Herald Scotland
  5. The Paralympics celebrate the strength of disabled people – and so do all the protests that accompany them – Mail Online – Sonia Poulton's blog
  6. Fury over £1m bonus for chief exec of controversial Sickness benefit test company – Daily Record
  7. Oh, dear Dave. Now GPs have turned on you. Time for an exit strategy on the disabled, perhaps? … | Atos Victims Group News
  8. New Statesman – How many more disabled people will die frightened that their benefits will be taken away?
  9. Atos and Capita named as preferred bidders for PIP disability assessments | Guardian Government Computing | Guardian Professional
  10. Did GB Paralympians choose to hide Atos branding? – Channel 4 News
  11. Campaigners threaten Paralympics boycott – Channel 4 News
  12. Benefits reform: disabled people 'terrified' by changes – Channel 4 News
  13. Paralympic Games open with a message of inspiration – Channel 4 News
  14. Atos | Atos Victims Group News Mail Online – Sonia Poulton's blog
  15. When Are You Going To Stand Up For Our Sick And Disabled, Mr. Miliband? – Mail Online – Sonia Poulton's blog
  16. Wheelchair users banned from using lift at assessment centre for disability benefits | Mail Online
  17. British people are committing suicide to escape poverty. Is this what the State wants? | Mail Online
  18. Out… Boss of incapacity benefit crackdown who called for more humanity | Mail Online
  19. Widow awaiting cancer surgery told to get back to work by benefits inspectors following Government welfare reforms | Mail Online
  20. Triple amputee warned he will lose his benefits unless he can prove he is disabled | Mail Online
  21. Flawed disability tests 'send those who are genuinely sick and unable back to work' | Mail Online
  22. The Coalition want people with mental health issues to get working. And what work would that be then? | Mail Online
  23. Suicide training in Job Centres? Cancer patients scrubbing floors? Welcome to Cameron¿s Brave New World | Mail Online
  24. This is not wartime Nazi Germany and Cameron's attacks on the vulnerable and needy must be stopped | Mail Online
  25. Why does David Cameron insist on disability cuts that even sickened his own party? | Mail Online
  26. Welfare Reform Bill: Where is our national conscience? | Mail Online
  27. David Cameron's Welfare Reform Bill: Hiding the truth is not the way to achieve it | Mail Online
  28. Hundreds protest against Paralympics sponsor Atos as anger about its role in slashing benefits bill intensifies – Home News – UK – The Independent
  29. Leading article: A fantastic show – but it wasn't the whole story – Leading Articles – Opinion – The Independent
  30. Mark Steel: Odd choice for a Paralympics sponsor – hei-fi-views – hei-fi – The Independent
  31. Paralympic sponsor engulfed by disability tests row – Paralympics – Olympics – The Independent
  32. Owen Jones: David Cameron praises Paralympians, but his policies will crush them – Commentators – Opinion – The Independent
  33. Atos contract does not offer value for money, says National Audit Office – UK Politics – UK – The Independent
  34. Jim Armitage: Gold for UK plc, but no podium for sponsors – Business Comment – Business – The Independent
  35. Letters: A bitter blow for disabled people – Letters – Opinion – The Independent
  36. Half a million disabled people may lose benefits under reforms – Health News – Health & Families – The Independent
  37. Deaf and disabled artists take centre stage – Features – Theatre & Dance – The Independent
  38. Sponsors urged to waive Olympic tax breaks worth tens of millions – Other events – Olympics – The Independent
  39. Tanni Grey-Thompson: Paragon of the Paralympics – Paralympics – Olympics – The Independent
  40. MP calls for Atos contract review | UK News | Express.co.uk – Home of the Daily and Sunday Express
  41. Steven Bick: Doctor claims Government has issued targets for 7 out of 8 to be reclassified as eligible for work – Mirror Online
  42. 32 disability benefit claimants die after being forced into jobs – Mirror Online
  43. David Cameron wins gold medal for hypocrisy for his treatment of disabled people – Kevin Maguire – Mirror Online
  44. Atos fatcat lands £1m bonus for helping to slash disability benefits bill – Mirror Online
  45. Tories' savage disability benefit reform in chaos as two in five appeals – Mirror Online
  46. Terminally ill face being forced to do work experience or lose their benefits – Mirror Online
  47. Grandad declared capable of work by testing firm died one month later – Mirror Online
  48. Outrage as firm accused of 'smearing' disabled is named Paralympics sponsor – Mirror Online
  49. Atos complaint suspends carerwatch website – Mirror Online
  50. ATOS worker sneers at “down and outs” – Mirror Online
  51. Only 7% of people on sickness benefit are unable to work – Mirror Online
  52. Atos, company paid to drive people off disability benefits, slammed by MPs after blunders – Mirror Online
  53. Steve Cram runs into conflict – mirror Administrator – Mirror Online
  54. Stress of Tory benefits tests killed our dad, family claims – Mirror Online
  55. No answers to our Atos Origin questions – Mirror Online
  56. Another sick attack on the ill – Mirror Online
  57. Spinning the sick note myth – Mirror Online
  58. Sick? Computer says no. – Mirror Online
  59. Tories hold £25k champagne party before announcing huge benefits cuts – Mirror Online
  60. Council tell teenager she's too unfit to work for job, but is then refused benefits for being too healthy – Mirror Online
  61. Pressure piles up on sick profiteers Atos / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  62. Anti-cuts demo targets Atos HQ / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  63. Atos workers to vote on Olympic strikes / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  64. Campaigners take Atos fight to firm's HQ / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  65. Exclusive: Atos threatens legal action against disabled man / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  66. Paralympic hero joins Atos protest / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  67. The company that doesn't give Atos about disability / Features / Home – Morning Star
  68. Paralympians join action against Atos / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  69. Disabled target Atos on eve of Paralympics / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  70. Campaigners target Games sponsor Atos / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  71. Coalition told it must punish Atos for mess / Britain / Britain/World / Home – Morning Star
  72. What game is Atos playing? / Letters / Home – Morning Star
  73. Tough love or tough luck: assessing disability benefits: TBIJ
  74. NAO finds faults in disability assessments contract | Public Finance — official CIPFA magazine
  75. A desperate embrace | The Economist Business and the Olympics: Victors and spoils | The Economist
  76. 32 die a week after failing test for new incapacity benefit – Investigations
  77. The Paralympics celebrate the strength of disabled people – and so do all the protests that accompany them | Mail Online
  78. Atos holds £3bn of government contracts | Society | guardian.co.uk
  79. Public critical as Paralympics sponsor wins £400m disability testing contract – UK news – Blottr
  80. DISABILITY PAYMENTS ATOS to CLAIMANT, “WHY AREN,T YOU DEAD YET! – UK news – Blottr
  81. Disabled groups in sponsor protest | This is South Wales
  82. Review finds a third on benefits are fit to work | This is South Wales
  83. Tory plans could see 3,000 lose £25 per week in benefits | This is South Wales
  84. A PORT Talbot mum has travelled to London to lobby against new benefit rules that might lead to her son losing his independence. | This is South Wales
  85. Week Of Action For Disability Rights | Londonist
  86. Paralympics: Government Accused Of 'Hypocrisy' Towards Disabled People
  87. Kit Marsters: Government's Use of Atos to Combat Benefit Fraud is Flawed, Costly and Counterproductive
  88. Hugh Salmon: Disability Living Allowance Disgrace
  89. Paralympic Organisers Accused Of Discriminating Against Wheelchair Users
  90. Matt Carr: Disabled people: heroes or scapegoats?
  91. Welfare Payment Cuts: Chris Grayling Refused To Hear Case Of Breast Cancer Sufferer
  92. Richard Miller: Legal aid reveals government test for incapacity benefit is inaccurate
  93. Paralympics 2012 Could Improve Public Attitudes To Disability, Scope Research Shows
  94. Natalie Bennett: Could We Have a Corporate-Free Olympics? Yes We Could!
  95. Protest over 'fit for work' tests – National – Sheffield Telegraph
  96. MP calls for Atos contract review – National – Sheffield Telegraph
  97. Sheffield’s disabled join Paralympic protest – Local – Sheffield Telegraph
  98. Disabled rights campaigners protest at Atos and DWP | Metro.co.uk
  99. Anorexic deemed unfit to work | Metro.co.uk
  100. Disabled protest over ‘fit for work’ tests at Atos in Holloway | Camden New Journal
  101. Judge considers judicial review of Work Capability Assessment | Society | guardian.co.uk
  102. MP calls for Atos contract review – National – Northamptonshire Telegraph

 

 

Debbie

  2 Responses to “Collected ATOS News Articles”

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  2. I would have thought that ‘Atos Healthcare or Disability Denial Factories’ would be in that list somewhere…

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