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[FULLY BOOKED] Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 15 - 16 June 2021 ONLINE

15th June 2021 to 16th June 2021
Online Scotland
**FULLY BOOKED** Places are available on the next course on 23 - 24 November 2021 The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of...

Benefits for Non-EEA Nationals, 23 & 24 June 2021 ONLINE

23rd June 2021 to 24th June 2021
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This standard level course offers an opportunity...

Webinar: The Art of Deduction, 8 July 2021

8th July 2021
Issues and challenges in advising claimants on direct deductions from universal credit The system providing for recovery of various debts owed to third parties or directly to the Department for...

Limited Capability for Work in Universal Credit, 13 July 2021 ONLINE

13th July 2021
This half-day standard level online course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect UC. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’...

Universal Credit - Housing Costs, 15 & 16 July 2021 ONLINE

15th July 2021 to 16th July 2021
Universal credit (UC) claimants often have difficulties getting their Housing Costs element included in their claim and having the right amount paid on time. This one-day course (delivered over four...

Universal Credit, 19 & 20 July 2021 ONLINE

19th July 2021 to 20th July 2021
This training course focuses on Universal Credit (UC), the centre piece of the Government’s welfare reform programme. Universal Credit is now at ‘full roll out’ across the UK and applies...

Students and Universal Credit, 22 July 2021 ONLINE

22nd July 2021
The interaction of Universal Credit with student finance can be a difficult one. Which students can claim, what they can claim and how student loans and grants affect those payments...

Coronavirus, benefits and work (Scotland) 17 August 2021 ONLINE

17th August 2021
Online Scotland
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme have provided help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers required to isolate...

Mental health and benefits (Scotland) 19 - 20 August 2021 ONLINE

19th August 2021 to 20th August 2021
Online Scotland
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits. It looks at how to meet the...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 24 August 2021 ONLINE

24th August 2021
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). Giving the right advice about whether someone needs to claim UC or...