personal independence payment

  • PIP and attendance allowance - an introduction


    training course

    This one-day course gives you an introduction to personal independence payment (PIP) and to attendance allowance (AA),  both vitally important benefits for people with disabilities. The course also looks at how disability living allowance (DLA) for adults is changing as a result of the introduction of PIP. This introductory course is aimed at advisers with little or no experience of these benefits. It will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you deal with common problems.

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  • PIP - caselaw and tactics


    training course

    This half-day course gives advisers the chance to discuss the latest caselaw developments in relation to personal independence payment (PIP), and consider the impact of recent decisions and other developments on tactics for PIP tribunals. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own experiences and ideas.

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  • PIP at the Upper Tribunal

    Issue 249 (Dec 2015)
    article

    Jon Shaw looks at some of the more important personal independence payment (PIP) caselaw from the Upper Tribunal.

  • PIP marches on

    Issue 248 (October 2015)
    article

    The DWP has announced the start of the next stage in the process of the transfer of current disability living allowance (DLA) claims to claims for personal independence allowance (PIP). Simon Osborne outlines the plans.

  • Putting PIP to the test

    Issue 244 (February 2015)
    article

    Paul Treloar reviews the first of the official independent reviews of personal independence payment (PIP).

  • Personal independence payment – the essentials

    Level: Basic

    training course

    Personal independence payment (PIP) is the disability benefit for people aged 16-65. This course equips you with the knowledge and confidence to help the people you work with make effective claims and manage the process of transferring from disability living allowance (DLA).

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  • PIP: process, problems and pragmatism

    Issue 240 (June 2014)
    article

    Jon Shaw takes a look at some of the issues with the rollout of personal independence payment (PIP).

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    Disability Rights Handbook

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  • Challenging PIP decisions

    Level: Standard

    training course

    This one-day course looks at how to challenge personal independence payment (PIP) decisions. There is an opportunity to discuss how the different PIP criteria affect appeal tactics, and think through how to go about getting the right outcome for clients. 

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  • Personal independence payment - the essentials

    Level: Basic

    training course

    Personal independence payment (PIP) is the disability benefit for people aged 16-65. This course equips you with the knowledge and confidence to help the people you work with make effective claims and manage the process of transferring from disability living allowance (DLA).

    The course covers:

    • What is PIP?
    • Who can claim
    • Helping a client who is thinking about claiming PIP
    • Tips and guidance in completing the form
    • Supporting clients through the assessment
    • Getting the decision – what next

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