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Incapacity Benefit

Incapacity benefit is paid to people who satisfy the NI contributions condition and who are incapable of work.

Incapacity Benefit has been replaced with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).

Help with Incapacity Benefit

Reviewing your claim

The Portland Centre has helped many people who have been asked to complete this questionaire. This is how we helped them:

f your application for ESA is rejected (as most are), Portland Centre staff can help you to fight the decision by:

The Portland Centre will continue to support you if you are still deemed to be Fit for Work and placed in the Jobseeker programme, by:

Working and Incapacity Benefit

Your Incapacity Benefit is not usually affected if you:

This is called ‘permitted work’.

All Benefits come with a number of 'conditions of eligibility'. To get independent help, information and advice, pop into the Portland Centre and we will be happy to run through all the conditions to make sure you never lose out through not knowing.

What next?

If you need help with making sure you get everything you are entitled to, just call us on 01305 824333 or email us using our contact form or pop in to see a Portland Centre Staff member, to receive immediate assistance.