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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...

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...

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...

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...

Universal credit - full service (Leicester) Thursday 19 September 2019

19th September 2019
Leicester
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is well underway. Many more people claim UC in the full service, including families, those with health conditions and those in...

Universal credit - from A to Z (London) Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 September 2019

23rd September 2019 to 24th September 2019
London
This two-day course provides trainees with a comprehensive understanding of universal credit from initial claim to challenging DWP errors. The emphasis is on problem solving and giving advisers all of...

Universal credit (Glasgow) Tuesday 24 September 2019

24th September 2019
Glasgow
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is now complete. Anyone of working age needing to make a new claim for benefit to top up a low income...

Challenging PIP decisions (Manchester) Monday 7 October 2019

7th October 2019
Manchester
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...