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    • SkipClick
    • By SkipClick 24th Apr 19, 8:37 PM
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    Strange questions during their interview pip?
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    • 24th Apr 19, 8:37 PM
    Strange questions during their interview pip? 24th Apr 19 at 8:37 PM
    Okay I had my pip just wonder if any one else have strange questions during their interview with the ascendant? Like here just a few I had.

    Do you have a face book account? - my answer to my self what this got to do with pip?.

    Have you got paid previous back pay? - would of thought you know this answer if you I haven't!.

    Thats about it far as I remember them.
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    • _shel
    • By _shel 27th May 19, 6:18 AM
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    There is no such thing as small talk - it's them just them trying to find ways to deny you benefits - the assessments are all about finding out what you can do so they can twist the report to say you aren't entitled to anything
    Originally posted by matrix11001
    Which is small talk
    • Mrs_Ryan
    • By Mrs_Ryan 30th May 19, 12:05 AM
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    I was asked about Facebook but I do have speech enabled text on my phone which reads things to me, and I also have speech to text software which allows me to dictate rather than type when my fatigue is bad or the pain in my hands is bad. She was so fascinated about how my software works she didnít much ask me about what I actually do on Facebook!
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    • Prinzessilein
    • By Prinzessilein 30th May 19, 7:32 AM
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    I have my PiP assessments at home.

    I have been asked about my use of the laptop...including social media…,part of my claim is related to my Autism, so I would expect the assessor to look into my social interaction.

    There were also some very unsubtle questions...'oh what a pretty crochet table cloth...did you make that yourself?' which Mum - always with me at assessments - pointed out that as my forms show, I have very poor fine motor skills and would NEVER manage such delicate work, Mum had made the cloth for me.
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