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Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Glasgow) 1 December 2020

1st December 2020
Glasgow
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...

Mental Health and Benefits (London) 4 December 2020

4th December 2020
London
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits, and to help avoid some of the...

Challenging WCA Decisions (Manchester) 8 December 2020

8th December 2020
Manchester
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: from A to Z (Manchester) 9 & 10 December 2020

9th December 2020 to 10th December 2020
Manchester
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...

Income Maximisation for Older People (London) 10 December 2020

10th December 2020
London
Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Overpayment of Benefit and Tax Credits (London) 11 December 2020

11th December 2020
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...

Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (London) 13 January 2021

13th January 2021
London
Universal credit is now available for new claims everywhere in Great Britain, meaning many more people are affected every day. Almost all claimant groups of working age can claim, including...

Challenging PIP Decisions (Manchester) 15 January 2021

15th January 2021
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...

Universal Credit for Students (London) 18 January 2021

18th January 2021
London
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This one-day course explains...

Challenging WCA Decisions (London) 21 January 2021

21st January 2021
London
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...