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Benefits for resettled Ukrainians

April 2022
This factsheet provides basic information about the rights to benefits for resettled Ukrainians escaping the war. It also provides basic information about the potential impact on the benefits and other entitlements of ‘hosts’ of resettled Ukrainians.

Rights to benefits and tax credits for European nationals

March 2022
This factsheet gives an overview of the rights of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and their family members to access benefits and tax credits following the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU).

Benefits for new refugees

January 2022
This factsheet is for people who have been granted refugee status, indefinite leave to remain, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave – as long as one of these applies to you, you have the same rights to benefits as UK nationals.

Benefits for EEA nationals - advanced (Scotland), 24 – 25 May 2022 ONLINE

24th May 2022 to 25th May 2022
Online Scotland
This experienced level course looks in detail at the social security rights of EEA nationals in the UK. It provides an opportunity for advisers who are familiar with some of...

Benefits for EEA nationals - advanced (Scotland), 30 November – 1 December 2022 ONLINE

30th November 2022 to 1st December 2022
Online Scotland
This experienced level course looks in detail at the social security rights of EEA nationals in the UK. It provides an opportunity for advisers who are familiar with some of...

Benefits for non-EEA nationals (Scotland), 16 – 17 November 2022 ONLINE

16th November 2022 to 17th November 2022
Online Scotland
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits. This standard level course offers an opportunity for advisers to...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland), 23 – 24 November 2022 ONLINE

23rd November 2022 to 24th November 2022
Online Scotland
The requirement to have a right to reside for key benefits such as universal credit, continues to be the most significant barrier to EEA nationals accessing these benefits. However, increasingly...

Advising BME Communities e-bulletin November 2018

UC residence and immigration issues, refugees and past presence test, Brexit and more