About the blog

This blog covers more than just the Rethinking Incapacity project – it discusses the latest research… Read more

What effect do sanctions & conditionality have on disabled people?

There are times that policy runs ahead of academic knowledge. Indeed, this is often the case,… Read more

Do you want to give your thoughts on the WCA?

Would you be interesting in sharing your views on the WCA and conditionality, to help the… Read more

The Green Paper & I, Daniel Blake

After a year of false starts, three Secretaries of State, and a change of colour from… Read more

The return of the stricter WCA?

The Work Capability Assessment (WCA) has for several years now been widely felt to be a… Read more

How can we assess work capability in the ‘real world’?

This is a guest post by Elina Rigler, who has a background in research and – together with… Read more

Does the WCA really penalise poorer people?

Yesterday the Guardian posted an article with the headline ‘‘Biased’ fit for work tests penalise poorer… Read more

BSA: an update on British attitudes

The latest version of the bible of public opinion, the British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey, came… Read more

The disability & employment agenda in 2016

I’m now back after my brief time in DWP – and it’s great to be able to… Read more