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TOPIC: Work Focused Interviews

Work Focused Interviews 9 years 8 months ago #13488

Any idea how many WFI I have to attend.. ? .. I'm getting DLA and ESA and can't really work... all seems a waste of time !!

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Re:Work Focused Interviews 9 years 8 months ago #13489

  • boris1
You'll need to attend 5 if you're placed in the WRAG.

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Re:Work Focused Interviews 9 years 8 months ago #13490

What ESA strand are you in?

DLA doesn't initiate any WFI requirements.

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Re:Work Focused Interviews 9 years 8 months ago #13496

Hi,

If you're in the work-related activity group, Boris is right it's 5 with a Pathways provider, but there's an initial one with JC+ as well. So, six in all.

Steve

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Re:Work Focused Interviews 9 years 8 months ago #13501

  • psammead124
Hi all,

I had a call from my local Jobcentre about a month ago to say that I have to meet with an advisor. They did not explain what it's for but I assume it's WFI given that I am claiming ESA.

However, I'm still in the assessment phase - I only sent my ESA50 back last week. Do I still have to attend the interview, and if so what am I obliged to agree to? It's this week so any advice would be great.

Thanks, I'm really confused!!

psammead124

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Re:Work Focused Interviews 9 years 8 months ago #13504

Yes, you do have to go or the DWP may threaten to stop your benefit. I found it unthreatening and useless! Unless you are too ill to attend you have to go.

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