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Supporting benefit claimants online (Scotland) 22 September 2020 ONLINE

22nd September 2020
Online Scotland
Home working, social distancing and self-isolation present unique challenges to frontline workers. This course is an opportunity to discuss how advisers and support workers can best help people navigate the...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 23 - 24 September 2020 ONLINE

23rd September 2020 to 24th September 2020
Online Scotland
This 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 in social security...

Benefits for rent (Scotland) 30 September 2020 - 1 October 2020 ONLINE

30th September 2020 to 1st October 2020
Online Scotland
Around two thousand tenants each year are evicted by social landlords for rent arrears, and an unrecorded number of private tenants. Arrears are a growing problem as people move from...

Universal credit and students (Scotland) 6 - 7 October 2020 ONLINE

6th October 2020 to 7th October 2020
Online Scotland
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 course explains which...

Coronavirus and benefits – sickness, furlough and redundancy (Scotland) 8 October 2020 ONLINE

8th October 2020
Online Scotland
As the government’s job retention scheme and self-employed income support scheme come to an end, some people may have the option of returning to work at reduced hours, while others...

Social security law update (Scotland) 27 - 28 October 2020 ONLINE

27th October 2020 to 28th October 2020
Online Scotland
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Scottish social security - an update (Scotland) 11 - 12 November 2020 ONLINE

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the forthcoming Scottish child payment. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits system,...

Looking up the law online (Scotland) 17 November 2020 ONLINE

17th November 2020
Online Scotland
Build your skills with this practical course on effective legal research for benefit casework. Competent casework starts by knowing the right questions to ask your client. Whether you are helping...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 18 - 19 November 2020 ONLINE

18th November 2020 to 19th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through...

Supporting benefit claimants online (Scotland) 25 November 2020 ONLINE

25th November 2020
Online Scotland
Home working, social distancing and self-isolation present unique challenges to frontline workers. This course is an opportunity to discuss how advisers and support workers can best help people navigate the...