Who picks up the tab when 'incapacity' becomes 'fit to work'?

Wiseman, Eilidh
July 2010
People Management;7/1/2010, p28
The article discusses the possibility of employers carrying the costs of the employment and support allowance (ESA) scheme for medical assessments in Great Britain. It explains that a discrimination claim may be made by people who are competing with fit people for jobs as well as those who have been refused ESA against an employer that does not offer them work. Some results of ESA assessments do not match those made by general practitioners (GP) or other primary care practitioners.


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