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Income Maximisation for Older People, 8 & 9 February 2021 ONLINE

8th February 2021 to 9th February 2021
Online
Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Best practice in completing the PIP questionnaire, 9 February 2021 ONLINE

9th February 2021
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 good PIP claim, and how...

Changing Decisions – Mandatory Reconsiderations and Other Tactics, 9 & 10 February 2021 ONLINE

9th February 2021 to 10th February 2021
Online
If you are an adviser who faces barriers to overcoming problems with universal credit or other benefit claims and decisions, this course gives you the essential knowledge you need. To...

[FULLY BOOKED] Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 11 & 12 February 2021 ONLINE

11th February 2021 to 12th February 2021
Online
This essential one-day course, held over two mornings, is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to...

Mental Health and Benefits, 15 & 16 February 2021 ONLINE

15th February 2021 to 16th February 2021
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses...

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP, 15 February 2021 ONLINE

15th February 2021
Online
This half-day online training course explains how PIP entitlement ‘points’ can be scored if you show you cannot do something ‘reliably’. In this way, understanding reliability regulation 4 is vital...

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...

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

18th February 2021 to 19th February 2021
Online
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...