Tag: ESA

2nd April 2019 4

Under 25s Benefit Rates Need Equalising Just like Wages

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

This week saw the annual rise of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW). While a rise…

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31st July 2018 7

Judge accuses DWP of trying to hide compensation settlement made to discriminated men

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

“You are the government, and we should know what you are doing and what you are spending.” This is what High Court Judge Justice Lewis said when ordering the Department for Work and Pensions  – DWP to disclose details of a compensation settlement made to two men the High Court ruled were unlawfully discriminated against because of their disability.