Atos will 'not receive early termination compensation'

A Department for Work and Pensions minister has said he is 'pleased' that Atos will receive no compensation after it ended its contract with the Government over controversial assessments of whether benefits claimants are fit to work.

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Minister "pleased that Atos will not receive a single penny of compensation from the taxpayer for early termination" #esa

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In fact, Atos has made a "substantial financial settlement" to the #DWP, says Disabled Minister Mike Penning #ESA

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Atos ends controversial fit-to-work tests contract

IT company Atos has ended its contract with the Government over controversial assessments of whether benefits claimants are fit to work. Disability campaigners have described the tests as "ridiculously harsh and extremely unfair".