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Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Glasgow) Tuesday 27 August 2019

27th August 2019
Glasgow
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...

Challenging work capability assessment decisions (Glasgow) Thursday 29 August 2019

29th August 2019
Glasgow
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...

Getting decisions changed (London) Monday 2 September 2019

2nd September 2019
London
This course is focused on equipping advisers to deal with the legal and practical issues that apply in getting initial decisions on benefits and tax credits changed. Covering basic rules...

Benefits overview (London) Tuesday 3 September 2019

3rd September 2019
London
This one-day introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits and tax credits system and examines how the system has changed with the introduction of universal credit. The course...

Challenging WCA decisions (London) Friday 6 September 2019

6th September 2019
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...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (London) Monday 9 September 2019

9th September 2019
London
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons and recovery often leaves people in hardship. Using practical examples, this course equips you to deal with overpayments by taking a systematic approach...

Scottish social security (Dundee) Tuesday 10 September 2019

10th September 2019
Dundee
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...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Glasgow) Tuesday 10 September 2019

10th September 2019
Glasgow
This one-day standard level course looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation of the right to reside, habitual residence and past presence tests...

Income maximisation for carers (Glasgow) Thursday 12 September 2019

12th September 2019
Glasgow
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care. This one-day...

Welfare Rights Conference (Manchester) Thursday 12 September 2019

12th September 2019
Manchester
This year’s conference focuses on the impact of Brexit and continuing uncertainty on EU citizens to help advisers navigate this difficult territory. It also highlights effective ways to challenge decisions,...