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Universal credit and students (Edinburgh) 7 October 2020

7th October 2020
Edinburgh
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 work capability assessment decisions (Glasgow) 27 August 2020

27th August 2020
Glasgow
The work capability assessment applies in both universal credit (UC) and employment and support allowance (ESA). Claimants who fail the assessment can challenge that on appeal, but need support and...

Disability payment for children in Scotland (Glasgow) 10 September 2020

10th September 2020
Glasgow
This course provides an understanding of the new disability assistance for children and young people being introduced in Scotland in 2020. This new benefit replaces disability living allowance for children...

Universal credit, ESA and the work capability assessment (Glasgow) 3 September 2020

3rd September 2020
Glasgow
This essential one-day course gives you an introduction to the work capability assessment that applies to employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Assuming little or no experience...

Scottish social security - an overview (Glasgow) 18 August 2020

18th August 2020
Glasgow
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved, and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

Claimants and custody (Glasgow) 13 August 2020

13th August 2020
Glasgow
A period in custody, whether on remand or serving a custodial sentence, impacts on benefit entitlement. This can have repercussions both for the person in prison and for other family...

Scottish social security - an overview (Edinburgh) 4 February 2021

4th February 2021
Edinburgh
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved, and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Glasgow) 20 August 2020

20th August 2020
Glasgow
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an...

Changing decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Glasgow) 23 June 2020

23rd June 2020
Glasgow
If you are an adviser who faces barriers to overcoming problems with universal credit or other benefit claims and decisions, this course gives you the essential knowledge you need. To...

Universal credit (Glasgow) 2 June 2020

2nd June 2020
Glasgow
This essential course is for those who need a detailed understanding of universal credit. Assuming little or no knowledge of universal credit, it will give you an understanding of the...