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ESA: the problem areas (London) Monday 14 October 2019

14th October 2019
London
This course examines some of the problems commonly experienced by the claimants of employment and support allowance (ESA). Its focus is to understand the legal and administrative roots of the...

Universal credit - full service (Manchester) Friday 18 October 2019

18th October 2019
Manchester
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is well underway. Many more people claim UC in the full service, including families, those with health conditions and those in...

Universal credit for students (Manchester) Friday 18 October 2019

18th October 2019
Manchester
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...

Universal credit: help to claim (London) Friday 18 October 2019

18th October 2019
London
This is a practical course for anyone helping someone make a universal credit claim. The course focuses on getting the claim right the first time, avoiding common pitfalls that can...

Introduction to welfare rights week (London) Monday 21 to Friday 25 October 2019

21st October 2019 to 25th October 2019
London
This is essential training if you are starting off as a welfare rights adviser or need a good understanding of the benefits system. It introduces you to the key resources...

Mental health and benefits (London) Monday 28 October 2019

28th October 2019
London
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits, and to help avoid some of the...

Universal credit - effective claims (Glasgow) Tuesday 29 October 2019

29th October 2019
Glasgow
For some people, claiming universal credit is far from easy. But there are simple ways that you can help clients get their claim right first time. This practical course is...

Benefit and tax credit law update (London) Tuesday 29 October 2019

29th October 2019
London
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Glasgow) Wednesday 30 October 2019

30th October 2019
Glasgow
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are excluded from income-related benefits. Instead the local authority is responsible for supporting them. This half-day course looks...

Benefits overview (Liverpool) Monday 4 November 2019

4th November 2019
Liverpool
This one-day introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits and tax credits system and examines how the system has changed with the introduction of universal credit. The course...