Marc Gander - The Consumer Survival Handbook


A 220 page introduction to all things consumer related by our own BankFodder.

Includes energy companies, mobile phone providers, retailers, banks, insurance companies,debt collection agencies, reclaim companies, secondhand car sellers, cowboy garages, cowboy builders and all the rest who put their own profits before you.

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Patricia Pearl - Small Claims Procedure - A Practical Guide


An excellent guide for the layperson in how to use the County Court - a must if you are intending to start a claim.

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    HI all
    I made a claim for ESA jan 2012, got the fit for work decision mar/april 12
    Appealed this and finally got tribunal date for march 11 2013
    I withdrew the tribunal and got my gp to sign me fit for work as i had no expectation of winning tribunal (i have anxiety) i signed on for JSA 8 march 2013
    My question is When will i be able to claim ESA again as im finding JSA really tough (to be honest ridiculous with all the things you have to do now)
    Is it 6 months from the medical decision I:E march 2012 (Which is well over 6 months) or is it 6 months from my sign off date which was 7 march 2013 (just last week)

    many thanks in advance

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    Default Re: when can i claim ESA again?

    6 months from the date of the decision. Unless your condition has changed.


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    Default Re: when can i claim ESA again?

    many thanks
    thats why i withdrew the tribunal because i think you have to wait at least 6 months if the tribunal deems you fit for work.
    So i can sign back onto ESA now
    thanks

    gary


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    Default Re: when can i claim ESA again?

    Quote Originally Posted by gazferry1960 View Post
    many thanks
    thats why i withdrew the tribunal because i think you have to wait at least 6 months if the tribunal deems you fit for work.
    So i can sign back onto ESA now
    thanks


    gary
    Yes, you can claim ESA now, but note for future reference that even if a tribunal finds you fit for work, the six month clock starts with the original decision date, not the date of the tribunal hearing.

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    Default Re: when can i claim ESA again?

    ^^^ worth underlining. Sorry, gazferry, you should have stuck with the Tribunal. You may have won - and many people do - however now you definitely have to start all over again. If - and I sincerely hope it doesn't - it goes towards Tribunal again, go for it. If you are medically unfit for work this is your only option.



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