Atos seeks exit from contract after death threats


Benefit tales

Persistent death threats against staff who decide whether sick and disabled people are eligible for benefits have forced the private company employing them to seek an early exit from a £500m government contract.

With opposition Labour MPs also stepping up criticism, Atos Healthcare said the political environment had become untenable and that it was no longer fair to employees to leave them vulnerable to attack.

read the rest of this article in the Financial Times here: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5abc8d36-9a28-11e3-8232-00144feab7de.html#ixzz2tug5GKGt

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