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Appeals to the upper tribunal (London) Wednesday 22 January 2020

22nd January 2020
London
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an...

Becoming an effective trainer (Glasgow) Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 January 2020

22nd January 2020 to 23rd January 2020
Glasgow
This two-day interactive and practical course is designed to increase your skills and confidence if you are new to training, and to enable you to re-examine and update your style...

Scottish social security (Inverness) Thursday 23 January 2020

23rd January 2020
Inverness
Scottish benefits are here! Social Security Scotland, a new agency of the Scottish Government, has started paying devolved benefits. This course focuses on the first Scottish benefits – carer’s allowance...

Challenging PIP decisions (Glasgow) Tuesday 28 January 2020

28th January 2020
Glasgow
This one-day course looks at how to challenge personal independence payment (PIP) decisions. There is an opportunity to discuss how the different PIP criteria affect appeal tactics, and think through...

Universal credit update and tactics (Glasgow) Wednesday 29 January 2020

29th January 2020
Glasgow
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...

PIP and attendance allowance - an introduction (Glasgow) Thursday 30 January 2020

30th January 2020
Glasgow
This one-day course gives you an introduction to personal independence payment (PIP) and attendance allowance (AA), both vitally important benefits for people with disabilities. This introductory course is aimed at...

Universal credit and students (Glasgow) Tuesday 4 February 2020

4th February 2020
Glasgow
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This one-day course explains...

DLA for children (Glasgow) Thursday 6 February 2020

6th February 2020
Glasgow
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Benefits for non-benefit advisers (London) Thursday 13 and Friday 14 February 2020

13th February 2020 to 14th February 2020
London
This essential two-day course is aimed at non-benefit specialists working with people for whom benefits and tax credits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the benefits and...

Challenging WCA decisions (London) Monday 17 February 2020

17th February 2020
London
The work capability assessment (WCA) applies in both employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Claimants who fail the WCA can challenge that on appeal, but need support...