DWP Touchbase bulletin for November 2014

17 November 2014

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have issued the latest in their monthly series of updates for stakeholders, with updates on the new Fit for Work service.

The latest Touchbase includes

· an update on the new Fit for Work service intended to help employers reduce sickness absence

· details of the transfer of the contract to carry out health-related assessments from ATOS to MAXIMUS Health and Human Services Limited

· news of additional measures to counter benefit fraud.