ESA transfers and appeals
Employment and support allowance (ESA) is the subject of considerable changes in the rules, in particular on the transfer of incapacity claims to ESA and the developing body of caselaw. This full-day course is aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of ESA, including challenging decisions and representing at appeal tribunals. It looks at the rules on ‘migration’ of claims for incapacity beneﬁts to claims for ESA, and, more widely, at appeal issues and tactics. Among the subjects considered are:
- rules and procedure concerning the ‘migration’ of claims for incapacity beneﬁts to claims for employment and support allowance;
- entitlement to employment and support allowance whilst appealing, including in ‘migration’ cases;
- important work capability assessment caselaw, appeal tactics and related issues.