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Searched for: WFI
20 Jan 2020 18:57
  • libra1
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Hello again Gordon,

I just received my customer statement following my telephone claim for ESA (IR). I have to provide further evidence of my self-employment as well as bank statements, which I was expecting.

However, an accompanying leaflet mentions having to attend a work focused interview? Health and work conversation? What is this? It seems from the leaflet that it happens before even having a medical. Does it happen before the ESA50 is even sent and returned? This must be something new. I don't understand. I thought it was something that you only have to do if you are put in the WRAG after attending a medical and being put in main phase ESA. Is this WFI or WHC something you have to do during the ESA assessment phase? I don't think the leaflet makes it clear at all.

Thank you for any help.

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