The IBAS office closes from tomorrow on Government advice and for the safety and wellbeing of our staff. Working from home earlier in 2020 has created no delays to the dispute process, but it has presented some difficulties in receiving and processing letters and telephone calls.
We are finding that while we are able to progress new and existing disputes, it is taking us a little longer to acknowledge new disputes or the receipt of new evidence. Additionally, we may not be able to update you as frequently as we would like.
You can help us manage our workload by not telephoning our office, except where there is an urgent need to have a dispute addressed. We are receiving letters but these are being redirected and we have found that some have taken significantly longer than usual to reach us. Please contact us by email wherever possible, using: firstname.lastname@example.org
Like many of you, our team are working in what remain unfamiliar and sometimes difficult circumstances, so please be considerate when contacting us. Thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding.
**PLEASE NOTE - the IBAS office will be closed on the mornings of Thursday and Friday 19th and 20th November for staff training**