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Forum: Advice 26-03-2014, 20:18
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
My apologies. No you didn't, but some earlier...

My apologies. No you didn't, but some earlier posters hadn't realised that the procedures had changed and were giving the OP misleading advice.
Forum: Advice 26-03-2014, 15:21
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Little Nell
They might want more information from you in...

They might want more information from you in order to come to a decision so it would probably be worth booking the call. Maybe you could have someone with you while you're speaking to them? And make...
Forum: Advice 25-03-2014, 21:23
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
You can't see the problem with these assessments...

You can't see the problem with these assessments when nearly 40% of the judgments are overturned on appeal? Really? The 'intrusion' you mention would be OK if claimants could have confidence that...
Forum: Advice 25-03-2014, 17:22
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
I'll say it again! The procedures have changed!!!

I'll say it again! The procedures have changed!!!
Forum: Advice 25-03-2014, 17:21
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
Of course people should have their needs assessed...

Of course people should have their needs assessed but it's difficult to have much faith in a system where around 40% of people who appeal against ESA decisions are successful. 40% is a helluva lot...
Forum: Advice 25-03-2014, 12:28
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
Yes, I noticed that too, it is reassuring - and...

Yes, I noticed that too, it is reassuring - and logical since JSA is the only benefit he can claim. But I can understand why people in your brother's position feel uncomfortable about claiming JSA,...
Forum: Advice 25-03-2014, 12:25
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
No he can't! The rules have changed....have a...

No he can't! The rules have changed....have a look at the link I posted earlier.
Forum: Advice 25-03-2014, 00:40
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
It changed at the end of October last year but...

It changed at the end of October last year but there wasn't a huge amount of publicity.

There's some useful information here

http://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/appeals-and-mandatory-reconsideration
Forum: Advice 24-03-2014, 23:34
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
Sorry, but this isn't an option any more. Under...

Sorry, but this isn't an option any more. Under the old system, he could have appealed and then received either the assessment rate of ESA, or JSA, (the amounts are the same) while waiting for the...
Forum: Advice 24-03-2014, 21:00
Replies: 40
Views: 3,113
Posted By Little Nell
Yes, the rules have changed and you have to...

Yes, the rules have changed and you have to request a Mandatory Reconsideration first, though this depends on the date of the ESA decision letter. The good news is that this won't take anything like...
Forum: Advice 17-03-2014, 19:12
Replies: 68
Views: 5,238
Posted By Little Nell
It does what it says on the tin. That said, I...

It does what it says on the tin. That said, I have seen staff being really nitpicky about the size of cabin luggage - but that's fair enough, you're told the rules in advance. And all the cheap...
Forum: Advice 14-03-2014, 00:59
Replies: 135
Views: 24,590
Posted By Little Nell
Yes, me too - nothing helpful to add but I wanted...

Yes, me too - nothing helpful to add but I wanted to wish you both all the very best.
Forum: Advice 12-03-2014, 20:39
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Little Nell
Pension credit is a means-tested top-up benefit...

Pension credit is a means-tested top-up benefit for pensioners who don't receive the full state pension. As another poster has said, lots of people who are eligible don't receive it because they...
Forum: Advice 10-03-2014, 19:24
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Little Nell
There may be local schemes - it will depend on...

There may be local schemes - it will depend on your council. Why not get in touch with your local Age UK? They will almost certainly know.
Forum: Advice 06-03-2014, 18:18
Replies: 33
Views: 3,020
Posted By Little Nell
When you say it's a workplace disciplinary, what...

When you say it's a workplace disciplinary, what exactly do you mean? Have you been suspended, invited to a meeting - or what? If there's anything in writing, what does it say?
Forum: Advice 04-03-2014, 20:24
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Little Nell
Emma, I'm not at all clear about what grades...

Emma, I'm not at all clear about what grades you've actually got, and in which subjects. It would be really helpful if you could list all your qualifications.
Forum: Advice 27-02-2014, 18:04
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By Little Nell
You might want to make a distinction between...

You might want to make a distinction between leadership and management. It depends on the context of course and is by no means clear-cut but the roles can be different, and therefore the qualities...
Forum: Advice 22-02-2014, 17:53
Replies: 37
Views: 2,354
Posted By Little Nell
I know this has been said already but it's really...

I know this has been said already but it's really important that you're familiar with the descriptors and the points. You need to score 15 in order to be judged unfit for work so you need to have...
Forum: Advice 07-02-2014, 23:12
Replies: 45
Views: 2,917
Posted By Little Nell
Thanks Alex - and apologies. I clearly got it...

Thanks Alex - and apologies. I clearly got it wrong. I had googled and looked up the regs but hadn't found a specific example and this makes it all much clearer. I can see now why the myth that you...
Forum: Advice 07-02-2014, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Little Nell
No problem.....I don't think it really matters. I...

No problem.....I don't think it really matters. I still tend to call it Housing Benefit and think of LHA as the rate at which it's paid. I should have a look and see what your local council calls it....
Forum: Advice 07-02-2014, 22:01
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Little Nell
The under 26 thing is something the Tories are...

The under 26 thing is something the Tories are talking about, it hasn't happened (yet). But if you're under 35 you are only entitled to a lower rate, which assumes that you live in a room in a shared...
Forum: Advice 07-02-2014, 21:51
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Little Nell
Yes, if she meets the conditions she'd be...

Yes, if she meets the conditions she'd be entitled to what's known as the 'shared room rate' (because of her age) which might be lower than her actual share of the rent. Have you looked on your local...
Forum: Advice 07-02-2014, 21:46
Replies: 45
Views: 2,917
Posted By Little Nell
I thought I understood this but now I'm not sure...

I thought I understood this but now I'm not sure I do! I see your point City Slicker. Maybe JC+ has a cut off time so that someone in the example you cite wouldn't be affected which I agree would be...
Forum: Advice 07-02-2014, 20:22
Replies: 45
Views: 2,917
Posted By Little Nell
It isn't an ILS, it's a Higher Level Sanction....

It isn't an ILS, it's a Higher Level Sanction.

Your version of what happens and Tigra Girl's are quite different. As I've said before, my understanding is the same as Tigra girl's. The difference...
Forum: Advice 07-02-2014, 19:33
Replies: 45
Views: 2,917
Posted By Little Nell
Thanks - this was what I meant....of course it...

Thanks - this was what I meant....of course it isn't from the day you make the claim, it's from when all the evidence is in and they decide! But earlier, City Slicker said

I have a lot of...
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