Benefit Tribunal Appeals

If after a reconsideration the DWP or Local Authority still find you are not eligible for Housing Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance, Income Support, Jobseekers etc or if they still feel there is an Overpayment due they shall refer the matter to an independent Tribunal service where a Panel will hear your case.

Below are small guides in relation to Tribunal procedures and what you should do if it happens to you. If you need any guidance please give us a call and we will help where we can. We can also offer a distance service if required.

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Set Aside Tribunal Decision Due to Apellant being late

Sometimes a client gets lost and have been unable to give oral representations or have been late in getting to the location. The tribunal has the power to adjourn the hearing by can continue with a hearing as long as Continue reading Set Aside Tribunal Decision Due to Apellant being late
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Tribunal Postponement Request due to pre-booked Holiday

The wait for Tribunal dates can be a long wait indeed, sometimes holidays are booked. If the holidays were booked before the tribunal date it is possible to as for a postponement. If this is denied in the first instance, Continue reading Tribunal Postponement Request due to pre-booked Holiday
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Absence of an appellant

What happens if an Appellant does not make it to the Tribunal? A tribunal can continue with a hearing as long as rule 31 is fulfilled. Namely: 1)    He has been notified of hearing or reasonable steps have been taken Continue reading Absence of an appellant

Employment and Support Allowance Tribunal Appeal

Introduction This guide is intended for claimants who have applied for Employment and Support Allowance or have been converted / transferred to it from Income Support or Incapacity Benefit but have not been successful in getting sufficient points or qualifying Continue reading Employment and Support Allowance Tribunal Appeal