Monday, 4 February 2013

Goverment makes key concession on PIP

Source MS Society:
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".  Read more here.