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Webinar: Universal Credit - “Wage Against The Machine”

27th January 2021
Earned Income in the universal credit system: problems and solutions The allocation of earned income to particular periods within the universal credit system has proven to cause problems for benefit...

Universal Credit Update and Tactics, 2 & 3 February 2021 ONLINE

2nd February 2021 to 3rd February 2021
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...

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...

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...

Universal credit problem areas – severe disability premium and consequences, 18 February 2021 ONLINE

18th February 2021 to 19th February 2021
This half-day online training course introduces the impact of the ‘SDP Gateway’ on entitlement to UC and Natural Migration, as well as who is protected by the Gateway and who...

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 Universal Credit, 23 February 2021 ONLINE

23rd February 2021
Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students during the coronavirus outbreak. This course is for advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits and...

Universal Credit for Disabled People, 24 & 25 February 2021 ONLINE

24th February 2021 to 25th February 2021
This one-day standard level online course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer...

Universal Credit - Housing Costs, 25 & 26 February 2021 ONLINE

25th February 2021 to 26th February 2021
Universal credit (UC) claimants often have difficulties getting their Housing Costs element included in their claim and having the right amount paid on time. This one-day course (delivered over four...

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...