Coronavirus - benefits and work (Scotland) 8 September 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:
• 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
This half day standard level course will be delivered as follows;
10.00 - 11.15 training session delivered via Zoom
11.15 - 11.45 break
11.45 - 1.00 training session delivered via Zoom
This is a practical course, delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and group discussion. Participants will need a Wi-Fi connection and a suitable device to access the internet. It is not recommended to join via a mobile phone. Participants will receive an email link, a few days before the start of the course, to allow access to the event.