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Universal credit - effective claims

23 October 2019
Do you work in housing, are a support worker or other frontline professional supporting low-income people?

Universal credit training opportunities coming up soon

09 October 2019
We have a range of course and event options to help you support your clients and tenants

Places left for next week's course: Maximising benefits for rent

02 October 2019
Are you a housing worker or adviser in Glasgow area? Book on our 1-day training course on 8 October.

Student training courses coming up soon

02 October 2019
We have 2 useful training courses; Students and benefits - an update on 5 Nov and Introduction to benefits for student advisers on 19 Nov

PIP - caselaw update: training spaces available

23 September 2019
We have spaces left for 'PIP - caselaw update' training this week. This half-day course on 26 September includes latest PIP caselaw & practical examples giving advisers the opportunity to discuss the latest caselaw developments & consider impact on tactics for PIP appeals. Book here

We're recruiting for Cost of the School Day in Scotland!

17 September 2019
We're looking for two Cost of the School Day Practitioners to be based in Moray

Free e-learning: Payments for Children in Scotland

16 September 2019
If you can't keep up with all the new payments and support for children in Scotland, try our new bite-size eLearning module

Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system

11 September 2019
Training course places available for 26th September

The Cost of a Child in 2019

04 September 2019
The latest report in our annual Cost of a Child series finds that the overall cost of a child up to age 18 (including rent and childcare) is £185,000 for lone parents (up 19% since 2012) and £151,000 for couples (up 5.5% since 2012). The gap between lone parents’ actual income and what they need to meet family needs has grown sharply.

Living Hand to Mouth now free to access

03 September 2019
Thanks to funding from UCL Innovation and Enterprise’s Knowledge Exchange and Innovation Fund, supported by HEIF, Living Hand to Mouth is now available to download and read for free.