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Universal credit for people with ill health and disabilities (Glasgow) Tuesday 20 August 2019 **Fully booked**

20th August 2019
Glasgow
As the migration to universal credit (UC) continues more individuals with ill health and disabilities will come under UC. This course looks at the UC rules that particularly affect ill...

Universal credit update and tactics (Edinburgh) Wednesday 21 August 2019 **Fully booked**

21st August 2019
Edinburgh
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...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Glasgow) Tuesday 27 August 2019

27th August 2019
Glasgow
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an...

Challenging work capability assessment decisions (Glasgow) Thursday 29 August 2019

29th August 2019
Glasgow
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...

Benefits overview (London) Tuesday 3 September 2019

3rd September 2019
London
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...

Introduction to child poverty and financial help for families (Glasgow) Thursday 5 September 2019

5th September 2019
Glasgow
Many more children in Scotland will be living in poverty by 2020. This half-day course looks at why this is and which families are likely to be most affected. Participants...

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...

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...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Glasgow) Tuesday 10 September 2019

10th September 2019
Glasgow
This one-day standard level course looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation of the right to reside, habitual residence and past presence tests...