Eligibility Confusion

One in four claiming disability benefits faces serious difficulties including delays, unfair dismissals and confusion over eligibility.

According to the Independent Newspaper almost a quarter of all people applying for disability benefits to help them live independently are encountering serious difficulties, including delays, unfair dismissal of claims and confusion over eligibility, The Independent on Sunday has learnt. The scale of the problem with personal independence payments (PIP) means that needing help with the benefit is now the most common reason for approaching an advice charity, new figures show.

A representative from the Benefit Advice Centre said ‘we are very concerned about this worrying trend which is why we have created more than 30 video guides to help people with their PIP welfare benefit claims’

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