Guidance

Decision makers’ guide: Vol 11: Industrial injuries benefits: staff guide

Guidance for DWP decision makers on decision making and appeals.

Documents

DMG Vol 11 Ch 64: Background to the Industrial Injuries Scheme

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 65: This chapter is spare

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 66: Industrial accidents

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 67: Prescribed diseases

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 69: Disablement benefits

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 70: This chapter is spare

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 71: Reduced earnings allowance

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 72: Unemployability supplement

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DMG Vol 11 Ch 73: Old cases

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DMG Vol 11: Amendment 41, June 2018

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DMG Vol 11: Amendment 40, October 2017

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DMG Vol 11: Amendment 39, June 2017

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DMG Vol 11: Amendment 38, February 2017

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This guidance is for DWP staff who make decisions about benefits and pensions. It helps them make decisions that are accurate and consistent.

The introduction of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment affects the guidance DWP staff use.

DWP decision makers now use Advice for decision making (instead of the DMG) for decisions that involve:

Why we publish this guide

We publish this guide to help people understand how we make decisions.

Information for claimants

Information for claimants about eligibility and how to claim:

Published 1 June 2013
Last updated 3 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Published revised DMG volume 11 chapter 71 and amendment 41, which lists all the changes.
  2. Added revised DMG chapter 71: Reduced earnings allowance. Annotated to DMG memo 7/18.
  3. Added revised DMG volume 11 chapter 67. Amendments to it listed in amendment 40.
  4. Added revised DMG volume 11 chapter 67. Amendments to it listed in amendment 38. Also deleted out of date amendment 37.
  5. Added revised chapter 67 annotated to memo 4/17.
  6. Added revised chapter 67. Amendments to it listed in amendment 38.
  7. Published revised DMG volume 11 chapter 67 annotated to new memo 26/16.
  8. Added revised chapters 67 and 69. Amendments to them listed in amendment 37.
  9. Added revised chapter 66. Amendments to it listed in amendment 36, also added.
  10. Published revised chapter 67 annotated with memo 3/15.
  11. Added revised chapters 71 and 72 and new amendment 35.
  12. Replaced chapter 72 with amended version. The changes made are listed in amendment 34.
  13. Added revised chapters 66, 67, 69. The changes are listed in amendment 33 - also added.
  14. First published.