Opening and Working Enquiries: Completion applications - general approach
There is no guidance in the legislation about the occasions when a completion application might be made. Applications may be most likely to be made when you
- take some action in relation to the customer’s entitlement or the amount of their award (for example, write a letter asking questions, or request a meeting) see CCM12340-12350
- fail to take any action when the customer(s) expects it (delay) see CCM12355
- receive information piecemeal, causing you to ask more questions - the customer(s) may believe you are dragging the enquiry out without good reason.
If you receive a completion application, you should review your enquiry, considering