Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) provides financial help to people who are unable to work because of illness or disability. This page lists all our resources on ESA.
Simon Osborne describes the rules and arrangements that provide for claimants to be referred to the new employment programme, which replaces many of the existing programmes.
Simon Osborne reviews the rules under which most existing claims of benefit on the basis of incapacity for work are being transferred to claims for employment and support allowance (ESA), with entitlement reassessed.
Judith Paterson describes the new, stricter national insurance contribution conditions for employment and support allowance (ESA) and jobseeker’s allowance (JSA) from November 2010.
Angela Toal examines the changes to welfare benefits and tax credits announced in the Government’s Spending Review in October 2010.
CPAG examines what claimants should do if they believe they have not been paid all the arrears they are due following a successful employment and support allowance (ESA) appeal.
David Simmons explains changes to the formula for calculating the standard interest rate used to determine help with housing costs.
Martin Williams considers the tactics available to advisers to combat delays in the administration of benefits and tax credits.
Edward Graham examines updates to the law and guidance.
Simon Osborne describes the rules providing for the transfer of incapacity benefits claimants onto employment and support allowance (ESA).
Alison Gillies describes the main findings and recommendations of the recent Citizens Advice report on the WCA, and looks at the DWP proposals for reform.
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