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Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 19 January 2021 ONLINE

19th January 2021
Online Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority...

Payments for children in Scotland (Scotland) 26 January 2021 ONLINE

26th January 2021
Online Scotland
A range of new support has been introduced for children in Scotland alongside the UK system over the past two years. The new Scottish child payment will be available to...

QBC - making the most of your calculator (Scotland) 27 - 28 January 2021 ONLINE

27th January 2021 to 28th January 2021
Online Scotland
This course is for people who want to learn how use QBC effectively and confidently. It covers: • Understanding screens, controls, menus and how to get in-calculator help • Best...

Scotland Webinar:  Universal credit – migration and other live issues 3 February 2021

3rd February 2021
Online Scotland
Join us for an exploration of universal credit live issues. You’ll hear about migration to universal credit,  what to do when people lose out in a clash of wage cycles and assessment periods,  and about new rules...

Benefits overview (Scotland) 4 February 2021 ONLINE

4th February 2021
Online Scotland
Most people will claim a social security benefit at some point in their lives. This course is for anyone new to helping people navigate their way through the benefits system...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 16 February 2021 ONLINE

16th February 2021
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. This course will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you identify people who may...

Coronavirus and benefits – sickness, furlough and redundancy (Scotland) 17 February 2021 ONLINE

17th February 2021
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...

Benefits for rent (Scotland) 18 - 19 February 2021 ONLINE

18th February 2021 to 19th February 2021
Online Scotland
In recent years around two thousand tenants in Scotland have been evicted annually by social landlords for rent arrears, with an unrecorded number of private tenants. Arrears are a growing...

Students and benefits - eligibility (Scotland) 24 - 25 February 2021 ONLINE

24th February 2021 to 25th February 2021
Online Scotland
Many advisers work with students in both further and higher education. This one-day course explains the different benefits that further and higher education students can claim, including universal credit. The...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 26 February 2021 ONLINE

26th February 2021
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...