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Universal credit for people with ill health and disabilities (Glasgow) Tuesday 31 March 2020

31st March 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...

Mental health and benefits (Glasgow) 23 April 2020

23rd April 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...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Glasgow) 5 May 2020

5th May 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...

Dealing with destitution (Glasgow) 28 May 2020

28th May 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...

Representing at the First-tier Tribunal (Glasgow) 18 - 19 June 2020

18th June 2020 to 19th June 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...

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...

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...

Maximising benefits for rent (Glasgow) 6 October 2020

6th October 2020
Glasgow
Around two thousand tenants each year are evicted by social landlords for rent arrears, and an unknown number of private tenants. Arrears are a growing problem as people move from...