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Stick or Twist? Jumping Ship to Universal Credit, 3 December 2021 ONLINE

3rd December 2021
Online
Around 6 million have claimed UC, but another 3 million are still on Legacy benefits. Changes to the rules in January 2021 make it easier to switch to UC, but...

How to challenge decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Scotland) 22 February 2022 ONLINE

22nd February 2022
Online Scotland
If you need to get a universal credit or other benefit decision changed, this course aims to gives you the essential knowledge to do it. To successfully challenge a decision,...

Benefits for EEA Nationals, 8 & 9 November 2021 ONLINE

8th November 2021 to 9th November 2021
Online
The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of 2021 and were further restricted from 1 July 2021. This standard level course sets out...

WCA – Exceptional Opportunities, 16 November 2021 ONLINE

16th November 2021
Online
The Work Capability Assessment (WCA) test dominates ESA and UC in relation to sick claimants. The ‘exceptional circumstances test (otherwise ‘risk to self or others’) should apply with equal force...

Attendance allowance - an introduction (Scotland) 18 February 2022 ONLINE

18th February 2022
Online Scotland
Attendance allowance (AA) is the main disability benefit for people who have reached pension age. Getting an award of AA can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial...

Coronavirus, benefits and work (Scotland) 17 August 2021 ONLINE

17th August 2021
Online Scotland
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme have provided help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers required to isolate...

Universal Credit Update and Tactics, 8 & 9 February 2022 ONLINE

8th February 2022 to 9th February 2022
Online
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 10 & 11 February 2022 ONLINE

10th February 2022 to 11th February 2022
Online
This essential one-day course, held over two mornings, is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 31 August 2021 ONLINE

31st August 2021
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. Getting an award of PIP can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial benefit for advisers...

Stick or Twist? Jumping Ship to Universal Credit, 8 July 2021 ONLINE

8th July 2021
Online
Around 6 million have claimed UC, but another 3 million are still on Legacy benefits. Changes to the rules in January 2021 make it easier to switch to UC, but...