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

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

Are disability assessments associated with adverse trends in mental health? A longitudinal ecological study

This is the title of a study that was recently published in the Journal of Epidemiology and… Read more

A (temporary) change to the Rethinking Incapacity blog

The blog is temporarily changing, and I thought it was important to be clear to people… Read more

Has the disability employment gap really declined?

If you keep track of key measures of disability equality in the UK, you’ll know that… Read more

The end of the WCA? Reaction to IDS’ speech

The Secretary of State, Iain Duncan Smith MP, seemed last week to say he will end… Read more