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|| Backdating IB|
Hi, I wonder if anyone has any ideas about this case - I'm not very hopeful that something can be done but I felt I should raise it anyway.
|19-Mar-10 10:46 AM|
|| ESA85 reports Cognitive Test|
I have just come across an ESA85 report which contains, under the Medical Examination Findings,
" Cognitive test
Serial Sevens: Able to complete fi
|18-Mar-10 07:06 PM|
|| uni student becomes ill - suspends course - still a student? no esa???|
Think we ve found the guidance onthis but has anyone has found a solution? hope we're wrong!
Student at uni, fell ill part way through year - inten
|18-Mar-10 03:11 PM|
by Pam C
|| ESA Articles|
Does anyone know if there are any published articles regarding Employment and Support Allowance (pros & cons, better or worse etc), I am studyin
|17-Mar-10 03:06 PM||0||181
|| IB overpayment |
Looking for some guidance on this case. Client has been cliaming IB 2005, application was also made for DLA this was awarded and clients wife started
|15-Mar-10 04:11 PM|
|| failing to apply for an occupational pension ...|
... good afternoon all :)
just a quicky !
have a cl. aged 62 who receives c.b.e.s.a and a topup of i.b.e.s.a so they receive p.c (gc) amount.
|15-Mar-10 01:37 PM|
|| ESA - support & work premiums|
Apologies for Friday afternoon meltdown...
All of the ESA clients I see have failed their LCW medicals and are appeal cases. What happens after th
|09-Mar-10 02:45 PM|
by Tony Bowman
|| permitted work new rules |
Has anyone seen an April uprating letter that includes trying to explain the new permitted work earning work rules. How the change will affect their
|09-Mar-10 10:03 AM|
|| Fit notes – wishful thinking? |
In the DWP’s Feb2010 leaflet, A guide for General Practitioners and other doctors at www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/ fitnote-gp-guide.pdf , there are 3 "case stud
|08-Mar-10 01:40 PM||0||364
|| Visual impairment and physical difficulty walking ESA|
Does anyone have experience of arguing that physical difficulty walking due to visual impairment (risk of falling, need to scan from side to side etc
|08-Mar-10 12:11 PM|
|| IB Commissioners Decisions - major therapeutic procedure|
I am looking for 2 commissioners decisions CIB/4034/2000 and/or CIB/14667/1996 about what counts as a major therapetic procedure.
|03-Mar-10 03:03 PM||0||191
|| ESA Students|
I am sure this is a easy question but I just cannot find the answer.
Client is 20, gets DLA middle care and is full time student in non-adva
|02-Mar-10 02:23 PM|
|| IB/ESA and Prisoners|
I do not have very much experience with people leaving prison so forgive me if this is a really stupidly obvious question!
I can see from the CPAG
|02-Mar-10 11:40 AM|
|| IS overpayment – working and claiming – disabled worker?|
Clt is heroin addict who had been on IS on grounds of incapacity (credits only so no IB) since Dec 2004.
He started work 3 April 2006 doing a few
|01-Mar-10 05:36 PM|
|| Possible Set Aside of FtT decision|
I know this is a bit late for a Friday, but any help on Monday would be appreciated......
Have just seen client. She had an unsuccessful IB PCA app
|01-Mar-10 12:41 PM|
|| Old therapeutic work rule before permitted work rules in force|
Am looking at a case involving work done while on IB back to 1999 with a £49K OP.
Earnings and hours of work were always below the then therapeutic
|26-Feb-10 08:23 AM|
|| IB, Linking Rules & Backdating|
Hello, I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction to some legislation- I'm struggling to find the relevant SIs that amend the original leg
|23-Feb-10 08:29 AM|
|| ESA appeal - EMP awards points but not Decision Maker!|
I have just come across an unusual problem with an ESA appeal I am working on.
I received the appeals bundle from the DWP yesterday only to discov
|19-Feb-10 07:07 PM|
|| Obtaining new med cert from GP to enable payments to continue when appealing an ESA decision|
Had a case recently of a lady who came to us for help appeal following an ESA disallowance on the basis of not having limited capability for work. The
|19-Feb-10 12:23 PM|
|| Recovery from injury/surgery|
Have a client who fell and dislocated shoulder as well as having a fracture in shoulder area.
At WCA medical she still had arm/shoulder in restrain
|18-Feb-10 09:36 PM|
|| Continence and artificial stoma|
The ESA continence descriptors are driving me to distraction.
Our client underwent bowel surgery and has a colostomy. He says that he is perfectl
|18-Feb-10 09:34 PM|
|| ESA incontinence descriptors|
Should you happen to be eating while you are reading this, you may wish to cease one of those activities.
We have two clients who would have scored
|17-Feb-10 10:31 AM|
|| ESA conundrum|
Client claimed ESA awarded credits (didn't have sufficient NI contributions) as partner's earnings/hours etc etc, and is appealing a WCA decision.
|17-Feb-10 08:56 AM|
|| ESA - appeal to Lower Tribunal not lapsed but 15 points awarded|
A client has just advised me that she has been told by DWP that ESA appeal has in effect been allowed (scored sufficient points on revised decision)
|16-Feb-10 03:18 PM|
|| ESA whist seeking to appeal to Upper Tribunal|
I'm not sure if this has been in previous posts ...
Under the old IB/IS scheme it was accepted (sometimes reluctantly by the DWP ) that you continu
|16-Feb-10 10:55 AM|
|| FirstESA sub - help!|
I am trying to write my first ESA sub and i am struggling. My client suffers with bi-polar and has serious anger and dealing with people i
|15-Feb-10 02:38 PM|
|| ESA Appeal insufficient evidence|
Has anyone had a case similar to this? We have a client who is challenging an ESA decision.
We have received the Secretary of States
|12-Feb-10 05:23 PM|
|| ESA while appealing - no payments until after reconsideration|
I complained to the local BDC (Bathgate) about their delay in reinstating ESA payments at the assessment rate once someone has made an appeal
|12-Feb-10 03:21 PM|
|| ESA and mortgage payments|
If someone has been taken off ESA and appealed, claiming ESA again in the meantime, can mortgage interest payments be included in ESA while the appeal
|11-Feb-10 08:37 AM|
|| Depression and misuse problem?|
Hi I am preparing an appeal as client was found fir for work, he does suffer from depression and he also takes drugs. He was admited in hospital after
|10-Feb-10 01:12 PM|