Challenging PIP Decisions With Disability Rights UK

We're delighted to be offering this course on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for professionals working in advice or advocacy.

PIP was introduced on the same day as universal credit back in 2013 and PIP is now the main disability benefit for working age claimants. The DWP’s record of PIP decision-making accuracy is possibly the worst of all social security benefits, with nearly 70% of appealed decisions reversed by tribunal judges in favour of claimants. On the downside, many claimants elect not to appeal poor refusal decisions. This training course looks at how to ensure that a PIP revision or appeal should work to the best advantage of claimants.


  • How the PIP rules operate, assessment criteria, finding the law
  • The primacy of regulations 7 and 4(2A) in relation to PIP
  • Where things go wrong in relation to PIP decision making
  • The failure of PIP2 and poor Health Professional assessments
  • How to ensure good medical evidence to support challenges
  • Legal mechanisms to challenge PIP decisions
  • How to draft an effective PIP challenge – naming the errors and making the case

The course includes 50% discount on the Disability Rights Handbook (print and online).

The course will be run on Zoom in two parts on consecutive mornings, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm. It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises, case studies and group discussion.

How to join after booking  

You will receive a Zoom link by email.


11th June 2024 10:00 AM through 12th June 2024 1:00 PM



Course Fees

Standard price: £152

Disability Rights Handbook Edition 49 April 2024 to April 2025

Disability Rights Handbook 49

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11 June 2024 - 12 June 2024
10:00 am (Europe/London)
Benefits training