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  1. M

    Newbie: Which discipline of councillor do I need?

    Hi Very simple, one time only question: which discipline of councillor do I need if at all? Sounds melodramatic but I've always felt broken; devoid of emotion, rather cut off family members than have an argument, always restless (career & life), fairly successful but feel useless and worthless...
  2. C

    Citizens Adcice adviser

    Despite being unemployable I've managed to get myself an interview with CAB. If I get it i'll be professional area kicker lol
  3. S

    job seeking at the dwp

    if you are recognised as having a mental health condition but have been turned down for esa (in this instance having been on income support and supplement on disability grounds, then moved temporarily to esa before being deemed fit for work by assessors) can the dwp, in particular a disability...
  4. Wiseowl

    Sanctions Article

    Most people who have been listening to claimants and people who are employed by the Job Centre knew this anyway, but at last evidence is getting formally presented to the Commons work and pensions select committee. Jobcentre ‘hit squads’ set up benefit claimants to fail, says former official...
  5. J

    What exactly is the 'ESA Work Programme '?

    I have been on it since around April and I am at a loss to understand what its meant to be doing for me. I think it originally started with two appointments with my adviser, a lady who is actually very sweet and since then we have been emailing back and forth every 6 weeks with where I am in my...
  6. P

    Job offer and work programme adviser

    I was offered a job this afternoon! But I am still very unwell and am just coming out of a crisis so am unsure if I should accept it. I am in a complete panic so have asked them if I can let them know on Friday. I'm on the work programme (after being referred by the job centre) and emailed my...
  7. P

    ESA WRAG- is it expected that you look for work?

    What is expected? I get on with my adviser but sadly it's like he believes the front i put up. It is annoying because he keeps mentioning work and while i was at another talk (its to do with anxiety) which is held in the same building (all the workers know each other). And the other adviser said...
  8. E

    Esa WRAG interview help my rights also reconsider info

    Hi, I need help ASAP about what my rights are and what to do. I am on ESA in the WRAG, i was moved over from IS about 16 months ago. I have an emotional personality disorder, social phobias and depression. Because of My personality disorder i have to be in control at all times, i am at...
  9. J

    Anxiety And ESA Help

    Hello. I'm new to this forum and I really need some advice. I suffer badly from Anxiety, have done since 1999. I claim DLA and used to be on incapacity benefit until November last year when the DSS moved me onto ESA Work-related activity group. I'll try my best to explain my situation, then...
  10. N

    Jobcentre Advisor Told A Lie

    Went for my 2nd ESA interview this morning just for him to see if i had progressed with anything since my first interview last dec, i told him i am doing a bit of training and learning courses etc and he was happy with my progress and it all counted as a work related activity. I was talking to...
  11. S

    In ESA support group and have to attend a support interview HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    In ESA support group and have to attend a support interview HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was previously on incapacity benefit but am now on ESA and in the support group after attending a medical back in May. I have now been asked to attend an interview with a personal adviser. I suffer with severe...
  12. S

    Hit me like a ton of bricks

    Hi i have severe bipolar disorder and o.c.d. i live in the england. near the beginning of the year i received a letter telling me that they want to change my benefits from incapacity benefit to employment and support allowance. after getting incredibly stressed out and depressed by this decision...
  13. S

    Hit me like a ton of bricks

    Hi i have severe bipolar disorder and o.c.d.. near the beginning of the year i received a letter telling me that they want to change my benefits from incapacity benefit to employment and support allowance. after getting incredibly stressed out and depressed by this decision and what it could...
  14. T

    ESA Appeal Won - Some Advice

    I'm just posting as I have read through the forum in recent months but didn't sign up. Just want to give my experience of ESA Appeal, what advice I was given and what I learned along the way. After one failed appeal last year, where I had very little evidence and found it difficult to engage...
  15. M

    The first ESA personal adviser interview

    Well, it's been going on for over a year now. Atos interviewed me last July; I was passed as fit for work and appealed. Appeared before a tribunal in May and heard I'd won; then a couple of weeks back the DWP wrote to me with details about refunding my 'back-pay' and also telling me that I'd...
  16. W

    WFI over the phone (ESA)

    i suffer from issues of anxiety and i have to attend a WFI on tuesday. unfortunately the adviser i know from past experience is appalling and I really can't deal with going in to talk to her again. I'vve tried talking to them about this but they don't listen. I'd be prepared to have a...
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