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Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 3 & 4 December 2020 ONLINE

3rd December 2020 to 4th December 2020
Online
This essential one-day course, held over two consecutive mornings, is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction...

How universal credit is calculated, 7 December 2020 ONLINE

7th December 2020
Online
This half-day online training course introduces advisers to how the UC calculation works. It looks at how the monthly UC ‘maximum amount’ compares to monthly income, and how the UC...

DLA for children (Scotland) 8 December 2020 ONLINE

8th December 2020
Online Scotland
Disability living allowance (DLA) helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. DLA will soon be replaced by a new Scottish benefit, called child disability payment, which will have many...

Challenging WCA Decisions, 8 & 9 December 2020 ONLINE

8th December 2020 to 9th December 2020
Online
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...

Students and benefits – an update, 9 December 2020 ONLINE

9th December 2020
Online
Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students during the coronavirus outbreak. This course is for advisers with a good working knowledge of the benefits...

Coronavirus – benefits and work, 10 December 2020 ONLINE

10th December 2020
Online
The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a surge of enquiries about how new rules affect people temporarily unable to work. The course covers: •...

Coronavirus and benefits – sickness, furlough and redundancy (Scotland) 11 December 2020 ONLINE

11th December 2020
Online Scotland
The government’s extended coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme will continue to provide help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 December 2020 ONLINE

11th December 2020
Online
How can you help your service users manage universal credit? Supporting people with an online system, especially if you are working from home, can be difficult. Understanding the claim process...

[FULLY BOOKED] Best practice in completing the PIP questionnaire, 15 December 2020 ONLINE

15th December 2020
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the PIP claim process works and the importance of the PIP2 questionnaire. It looks at what makes a poor PIP claim, and how...

Judicial Review, 11 & 12 January 2021 ONLINE

11th January 2021 to 12th January 2021
Online
Judicial review is an essential tool for challenging decisions that affect benefit and tax credit claimants where there is no right of appeal. This interactive course gives advisers a clear...