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DLA for children (Scotland) 8 December 2020 ONLINE

8th December 2020
Online Scotland
Disability living allowance (DLA) helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. DLA will soon be replaced by a new Scottish benefit, called child disability payment, which will have many...

Coronavirus – benefits and work, 10 December 2020 ONLINE

10th December 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a surge of enquiries about how new rules affect people temporarily unable to work. The course covers: •...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 December 2020 ONLINE

11th December 2020
How can you help your service users manage universal credit? Supporting people with an online system, especially if you are working from home, can be difficult. Understanding the claim process...

PIP - Claims to Decisions, 12 & 13 January 2021 ONLINE

12th January 2021 to 13th January 2021
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a disability welfare benefit run by the Department for Work and Pensions. It is aimed at those starting a PIP claim aged between 16 to...

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...

Benefits and coronavirus (COVID-19), 21 January 2021 ONLINE

21st January 2021
The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a range of new measures and changes to existing benefits. For advisers, it can be hard to keep...

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...

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...

Introduction to Welfare Benefits, 8 & 9 February 2021 ONLINE

8th February 2021 to 9th February 2021
The welfare benefits system is complicated and confusing, both to claimants and those whose responsibility it is to support them. Claimants are largely expected to know their rights, although it...

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...