The Big Book of Benefits and Mental Health is a practical toolkit of user-friendly information, tips, tactics, samples forms and supporting letters to support anyone living with mental health issues and their families and carers.
18 December 2018
Dr David Webster is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow (Urban Studies) at the University of Glasgow.
18 July 2018
Child Poverty Action Group welcomes the Work and Pensions Secretary’s announcement today that arrears for up to 70,000 disabled people who were underpaid when they were moved from incapacity benefit (IB) to employment and support allowance (ESA) will be backdated to the date that they moved to ESA.
19 April 2018
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is pursuing judicial review proceedings challenging the DWP’s decision to limit backdated payments for disabled people who were underpaid when they were moved from incapacity benefit (IB) to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) to an October 2014 date.
Simon Osborne describes how it is that around 70,000 people have been underpaid employment and support allowance (ESA) and how the government is refusing to pay some of them full arrears.
Issue 261 (December 2017)
Simon Osborne reviews recent caselaw and guidance concerning when a tribunal considering an appeal about the work capability assessment should call for the previous medical report.
Simon Osborne looks at the rules regarding claimants ‘migrating’ from employment and support allowance (ESA) to universal credit (UC).
Employment support allowance (ESA) stops in certain situations, including where the claimant does not have limited capability for work (LCW) or is treated as not having LCW following failure to attend a medical examination without a good reason. Martin Williams takes a closer look.