Challenging PIP Decisions (London)

Wednesday, 25 October '17   9:45am – 4:15pm BST
Resource For London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA

This course, run in partnership with Shelter Training, examines the process of challenging a PIP decision. It looks at the mandatory reconsideration and what claimants should do in preparation for an appeal tribunal hearing.

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the legal framework that underpins the decision making and appeals system;
  • Be able to advise on how to challenge decisions within time and when late challenges can be made;
  • Know how to write an effective mandatory reconsideration letter;
  • Know when and how to collect evidence at different stages during the mandatory reconsideration and appeal process;
  • Be able to understand and interpret the mandatory reconsideration notice and the DWP submission ahead of an appeal;
  • Be able to help people complete the SSCS1 appeal form;
  • Know how to construct a written submission to the Tribunal;
  • Know when it may be appropriate to withdraw an appeal;
  • Be able to access relevant legislation and case law in support of an appeal;
  • Be able to describe what people should expect to happen on the day of the appeal hearing including who will be present and their roles;
  • Understand the options for people who may lose their appeal;
  • Have access to advice regarding any course-related question for 12 months after the course.

This course is suitable for anyone working with working age adults who have a physical, mental, learning or sensory disability or health problem.

Please read our Terms & Conditions on the attached document. Booking online means acceptance of our terms.

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Standard booking rate (£150 + VAT)
For voluntary & community organisations, public sector and housing associations.
£150.00 + VAT

Resource For London
356 Holloway Road
N7 6PA