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Scottish social security - an overview (Glasgow) 18 August 2020

18th August 2020
Glasgow
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved, and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

Universal credit for people with ill health and disabilities (Glasgow) 19 August 2020

19th August 2020
Glasgow
As the migration to universal credit (UC) continues more individuals with ill health and disabilities will come under UC. This course looks at the UC rules that particularly affect ill...

Challenging work capability assessment decisions (Glasgow) 27 August 2020

27th August 2020
Glasgow
The work capability assessment applies in both universal credit (UC) and employment and support allowance (ESA). Claimants who fail the assessment can challenge that on appeal, but need support and...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Glasgow) 1 September 2020

1st September 2020
Glasgow
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). UC is available in all areas of Scotland...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Glasgow) 8 September 2020

8th September 2020
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...

Mental health and benefits (Glasgow) 29 September 2020

29th September 2020
Glasgow
This popular course is jointly led by Paula John, a mental health officer and social worker with extensive experience in mental health, and Alison Gillies, welfare rights worker with CPAG...

Representing at the First-tier Tribunal (Glasgow) 5 - 6 November 2020

5th November 2020 to 6th November 2020
Glasgow
This popular two-day course gives a basic grounding in representing clients at the First-tier Tribunal. Through mock tribunals, participants gain experience in a safe environment where there is nothing to...

Benefits for people from abroad (Glasgow) 11 - 12 November 2020

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
Glasgow
This two-day course aims to equip you to advise claimants from abroad, both European and non-European nationals. Using a step-by-step approach and practical examples, it helps you understand how the...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Glasgow) 24 November 2020

24th November 2020
Glasgow
As the migration to universal credit (UC) continues more people with ill health and disabilities will come under UC. This course looks at the UC rules that particularly affect ill...

Dealing with destitution (Glasgow) 26 November 2020

26th November 2020
Glasgow
Working with people who have been left destitute due to a problem with their benefits can be challenging for advisers. This course focuses on the most common causes of this...