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Income maximisation for older people (Glasgow) 18 March 2021

18th March 2021
Glasgow
Older people commonly do not claim all they are entitled to. This course gives you an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Glasgow) 1 December 2020

1st December 2020
Glasgow
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons and recovery often leaves people in hardship. Using practical examples, this course equips you to deal with overpayments by taking a systematic approach...

Universal credit and students (Glasgow) 16 March 2021

16th March 2021
Glasgow
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This one-day course explains...

Universal credit - effective claims (Glasgow) 28 October 2020

28th October 2020
Glasgow
For some people, claiming universal credit is far from easy. But there are simple ways that you can help clients get their claim right first time. This practical course is...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Glasgow) 24 November 2020

24th November 2020
Glasgow
As the migration to universal credit (UC) continues more people with ill health and disabilities will come under UC. This course looks at the UC rules that particularly affect ill...

Social security law update (Glasgow) 1 October 2020

1st October 2020
Glasgow
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system (Glasgow) 23 September 2020

23rd September 2020
Glasgow
This course looks at benefit issues where there is social work involvement with a child and their family. It covers kinship care and children looked after by the local authority...

Income maximisation for carers (Glasgow) 30 September 2020

30th September 2020
Glasgow
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care. This one-day...

Social security law update (Glasgow) 25 March 2021

25th March 2021
Glasgow
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Maximising benefits for rent (Glasgow) 6 October 2020

6th October 2020
Glasgow
Around two thousand tenants each year are evicted by social landlords for rent arrears, and an unknown number of private tenants. Arrears are a growing problem as people move from...