Ed Pybus looks at recent caselaw on how tribunals should treat disability living allowance (DLA) evidence on transfer to personal independence allowance (PIP).
Most social security benefits are affected if you are in prison. This factsheet outlines the main issues that come up if you are remanded in custody or if you are serving a prison sentence.
The DWP is reviewing personal independence payment (PIP) decisions, following a High Court decision that found changes to mobility descriptors in March 2017 unlawfully discriminated against claimants with mental health problems.
Issue 262 (February 2018)
Activities in the personal independence payment (PIP) test must be capable of being carried out ‘safely’. That word is defined in regulations, but has been the subject of an important decision of the Upper Tribunal and, most recently, updated official guidance. Ed Pybus explains.
Simon Osborne reviews recent caselaw about personal independence payment (PIP) and ‘social support’ when engaging with other people.
When can the DWP change an ongoing award of personal independence payment (PIP), including where the award was made by a tribunal? Ed Pybus looks at the rules and some recent caselaw.
Ed Pybus considers a review of assessments and decision making in personal independence payment (PIP).