Skip to Main Content

Return to Noticeboard Stories

ESA 'pending appeal'

If you are receiving Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and are found fit for work a new ruling by the High Court may make a big difference to you.

The ruling means that claimants who are eligible to receive payments of ‘ESA pending appeal’ can get these sooner, without having to wait several weeks or having to claim Universal Credit instead.

You can now lodge an appeal and request payments of 'ESA pending appeal' straight away, rather than having to request a Mandatory Reconsideration.

For further information or to make an appointment with our welfare rights adviser, Elaine, please contact John at the office.

logo positive about disabled peopleIIP LogoHappy to Translate logologo healthy working lives