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Frequently Asked Questions

9 years 2 months ago - 6 years 10 months ago #100179 by Gordon
Frequently Asked Questions was created by Gordon

How do I PM (Personal Message) someone?
My full name is showing, how can I stop it?
What are the rules for posting comments in the News section?
Why can’t you answer a question about my specific claim?
Why hasn’t my post appeared?
Why have you deleted my post?


Benefit payment dates
Benefit Rates 2015 Updated March 2015
Charging for medical records
Christmas Bonus
Cold Weather Payments
Complaining to ATOS Healthcare
Complaining to the DWP
Complaining to the Tribunal Service
Contacting your MP
Crisis loans
Requesting your medical records
Sending Documents to the DWP or ATOS
Welcome to Benefits and Work
Where to get advice?

Disability Living Allowance

Adding pages to your submission
DLA Care – How often and for how long
DLA Claim forms
The DLA Cooking Test
DLA medical examination
DLA Medical – What forms to ask for?
How long does a DLA claim take to be decided?
Information about different health conditions
The Right Payment Programme
When should I send my renewal form back?
Will I have to return my Motability car

Employment Support Allowance

12 Month Limit for ESA(CB)
12 Month Limit for ESA(CB) – Implementation
24 hour work rule for ESA(IR)
Adding pages to your submission
Asset rule for ESA(IR)
Changes to ESA Sanctions
Do I need to provide a Fit Note?
ESA Forms
ESA medical – what forms to ask for?
ESA Medical – What to expect
ESA50 too big for the envelope
ESA Premiums
How long do I have to complete the ESA50?
How long until they make a decision?
How often will I be reviewed
Invited to a face to face assessment but no ESA50 sent Added 05/07/15
Permitted Work
Qualifying for the Support Group
Qualifying for the WRAG
Using The PDF Version Of The ESA50 Questionnaire
Welfare Reform Act 2012
Work Focussed Interviews
Work Programme

IB/IS/SDA Transfer

I have received a P45
My IB was tax exempt; will it still be under ESA?
The Transfer Process
What will I be paid?
What will I be transferred to?
When will I be transferred?
Who will be transferred?
Will my pension be disregarded under ESA?


Adding pages to your submission
Do I have to attend WFIs while I appeal?
How long do I have to appeal?
How long to hear an appeal?
How to submit an appeal
Is there any risk to challenging a decision?
Requesting Your Medical Recordsl
Preparing for a Tribunal
Tribunals – Requesting a Statement of Reasons
What is an Error of Law?
What will I be paid while I appeal?

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Last edit: 6 years 10 months ago by Gordon.
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