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:
• What benefits to claim if off work due to sickness, self-isolation or shielding
• How furlough affects universal credit and tax credits
• How the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme affects universal credit and tax credits
Methods of delivery and timings
This half-day standard level course runs from 10.00 to 13.00, with a 30 minute break at 11.15. It is delivered live online, via Zoom, with CPAG trainer Jessica Strode.
It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and group discussion. Participants will be provided with a link to slides and exercises, hosted on CPAG’s e-learning platform, a week prior to the course.
What you will need
Participants will need a Wi-Fi connection and a suitable device to access the internet. Prior to the event, participants will receive an email with a link which they should use to join the event and access supporting materials.