Login FormClose

Free ESA, PIP and DLA Updates

With over 140,000 subscribers our fortnightly updates bulletin is the UK's leading source of benefits news. Get the facts about what's changing, how it affects you and how to prepare.   Get your free benefits updates now.

Professional Members

We support both claimants and professionals.  These are just some of the organisations who have subscribed to Benefits and Work:

  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Spinal Injuries Association
  • Chesterfield Law Centre
  • Coventry Mind
  • Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Colchester Borough Council Welfare Rights

Read more

Welcome, Guest
Username: Password:

Remember me. Note: ticking this may affect members file download ability.
Members
  • Page:
  • 1

TOPIC: PIP award

PIP award 3 years 2 months ago #117167

We have just received out first decision on a PIP application. Awarded enhanced for daily living and mobility, backdated to date of application.
All down to your guide so many thanks.
However, it is almost 7 months from application to decision. Is this a record??
The following user(s) said Thank You: Hayley Swanborough

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Last Edit: by bro58.

PIP award 3 years 2 months ago #117168

carmind wrote: We have just received out first decision on a PIP application. Awarded enhanced for daily living and mobility, backdated to date of application.
All down to your guide so many thanks.
However, it is almost 7 months from application to decision. Is this a record??


Hi c,

That is good news, enhanced for both components as well !!!

Thanks for the feedback, it's much appreciated.

I don't know whether 7 months is a record, but it is most certainly unacceptable.

bro58

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
Last Edit: by bro58.

PIP award 3 years 1 month ago #117662

Hi there, sorry to say its not a record, we applied in July and only went for an assessment last week and have to wait another 8 to 10 weeks for the decision.
Congratulations on getting your award :laugh: Best wishes Louise xxx
The following user(s) said Thank You: Jen Watson

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

PIP award 3 years 1 month ago #117685

Think mine will be a record !!
I applied in August, 2013, i didnt send the form back heard from ATos in December, 2013 that they were contacting my GP for information phoned them told I could make an appointment for F2F told them i couldnt get to where they wanted me to go for medical they agreed to wait till they had reply from GP, so filled in form and sent back to Atos and copy to DWP. Phoned Atos January, 2014 told due to information sent by GP I'm getting a home assessment and they dont know when am still waiting time so far 6months and havent had assessment yet and no date when.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

PIP award 3 years 1 month ago #117728

teabag wrote: Think mine will be a record !!
I applied in August, 2013, i didnt send the form back heard from ATos in December, 2013 that they were contacting my GP for information phoned them told I could make an appointment for F2F told them i couldnt get to where they wanted me to go for medical they agreed to wait till they had reply from GP, so filled in form and sent back to Atos and copy to DWP. Phoned Atos January, 2014 told due to information sent by GP I'm getting a home assessment and they dont know when am still waiting time so far 6months and havent had assessment yet and no date when.


same as that but i applied in june :lol: ,any advances

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Last Edit: by Gordon.
  • Page:
  • 1
Moderators: bro58GordonMrs Hurtyback
Time to create page: 3.786 seconds