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Scottish social security (Edinburgh) Tuesday 21 January 2020

21st January 2020
Edinburgh
Scottish benefits are here! Social Security Scotland, a new agency of the Scottish Government, has started paying devolved benefits. This course focuses on the first Scottish benefits – carer’s allowance...

Scottish social security (Inverness) Thursday 23 January 2020

23rd January 2020
Inverness
Scottish benefits are here! Social Security Scotland, a new agency of the Scottish Government, has started paying devolved benefits. This course focuses on the first Scottish benefits – carer’s allowance...

Benefit basics 2019 (Glasgow) Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 November 2019

26th November 2019 to 27th November 2019
Glasgow
This popular two-day course is aimed at professionals and volunteers who work with people on low incomes. It aims to help you support your clients to maximise their income and...

Challenging PIP decisions (London) Thursday 12 December 2019

12th December 2019
London
This one-day course looks at how to challenge personal independence payment (PIP) decisions. There is an opportunity to discuss how the different PIP criteria affect appeal tactics, and think through...

Benefits for people from abroad (Glasgow) Thursday 14 & Friday 15 November 2019

14th November 2019 to 15th November 2019
Glasgow
This two-day course aims to equip you to advise claimants from abroad, both European and non-European nationals. Using a step-by-step approach and practical examples, it helps you understand how the...

Universal credit for students (London) Friday 13 December 2019

13th December 2019
London
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 - from A to Z (London) Thursday 5 & Friday 6 December 2019

5th December 2019 to 6th December 2019
London
This two-day course provides trainees with a comprehensive understanding of universal credit from initial claim to challenging DWP errors. The emphasis is on problem solving and giving advisers all of...

Universal credit and students (Glasgow) Tuesday 4 February 2020

4th February 2020
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...

Challenging WCA decisions (Manchester) Wednesday 11 December 2019

11th December 2019
Manchester
The work capability assessment (WCA) applies in both employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Claimants who fail the WCA can challenge that on appeal, but need support...

Universal credit: the problem areas (London) Monday 24 February 2020

24th February 2020
London
This one-day experienced level course is aimed at advisors who are already familiar with the basic universal credit (UC) rules. It looks in detail at some of the areas of...