4 years ago
Goverment makes key concession on PIP


The government has made a vital change to the way people will be assessed for the new benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP), making it fairer for people with fluctuating conditions.

Assessors for the benefit will now be required to consider whether claimants can perform activities “to an acceptable standard, safely, repeatedly, and in a reasonable time period”.

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Sounds hopeful… Time will tell…

Any news like this is good news, but words such as “acceptable” and “reasonable” are known as legalese.
They’re subjective terms meaning that what’s reasonable and acceptable all depends on the assessor and what side of bed he got out of.
So, prepare for the worst, but hope for the best.

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