31st March 2018

Social Security Scotland – dignity, fairness, respect

As we highlighted in a previous post, SIBF have representation on the Scottish Government Experience Panels tasked with redesigning the Scottish Social Security agency. The Scottish […]
26th March 2018

Benefits and Blighted Blood – Welfare Reforms

“Please Sir, Can I Have Some More” Welfare benefits are an entitlement available to all citizens – when there is a need. And like the previous […]
21st December 2017

For those that did not qualify for Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

As we have mentioned on the website (http://www.sibf.org.uk/sibf-representation-on-scottish-and-uk-benefits-panels/), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is looking at the situation of people who have a viral […]
18th May 2016

PIP/DLA/ESA – The Benefits Minefield

One of the most common topics for discussion between SIBF members is the complex and worrying issue of benefits. This is certainly the case during the […]