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Universal credit - from A to Z (London) Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 September 2019

23rd September 2019 to 24th September 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...

Challenging WCA decisions (London) Friday 6 September 2019

6th September 2019
London
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...

Getting decisions changed (London) Monday 2 September 2019

2nd September 2019
London
This course is focused on equipping advisers to deal with the legal and practical issues that apply in getting initial decisions on benefits and tax credits changed. Covering basic rules...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (London) Monday 9 September 2019

9th September 2019
London
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 - from A to Z (London) Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 March 2020

16th March 2020 to 17th March 2020
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...

Localisation of social security: what can the advice sector tell us?

11 March 2019
In the last few years, a slew of reports have been published focusing on the impact of the coalition government’s decision to localise various elements of the national social security system, including council tax benefit (now council tax support) and the discretionary social fund (now local welfare assistance).

Child Poverty in London: borough briefings

19 October 2018
Using Trust for London's Poverty Profile and End Child Poverty's 2018 data, we have put together briefings covering low pay, employment, housing, education, council tax support and crisis management, with ward level and borough specific data for all boroughs, as well as comparison tables.