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Early Warning System Latest Findings 18th - 29th May

08 June 2020
Latest include: lone parents with no childcare being told to take unpaid leave, families claiming UC not realising their tax credits would stop and EU nationals with little or no access to benefits just now

Supporting families during the Covid-19 pandemic

04 June 2020
The government has acted quickly to protect people’s economic livelihoods during the covid-19 pandemic. However, as raised in our previous Covid-19 briefing (March 2020), there is still no additional financial support beyond free school meal vouchers for families with children, despite these households facing significant extra costs.

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 11 - 12 August 2020 ONLINE **Fully booked**

11th August 2020 to 12th August 2020
Online Scotland
You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs. You will...

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 9 - 10 September 2020 ONLINE

9th September 2020 to 10th September 2020
Online Scotland
You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs. You will...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 14 August 2020 ONLINE

14th August 2020
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 15 September 2020 ONLINE

15th September 2020
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 15 - 16 July 2020 ONLINE *Fully booked**

15th July 2020 to 16th July 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 2 - 3 September 2020 ONLINE **FULLY BOOKED**

2nd September 2020 to 3rd September 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 24 - 25 June 2020 ONLINE ** FULLY BOOKED **

24th June 2020 to 25th June 2020
Online Scotland
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 22 - 23 July 2020 ONLINE **Fully booked**

22nd July 2020 to 23rd July 2020
Online Scotland
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced...