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Universal credit - housing costs (London) Monday 30 March 2020

30th March 2020
London
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 focuses on the...

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...

Using Legislation and Caselaw (London) 20 April 2020

20th April 2020
London
Build your skills with this practical course. If you prepare cases for reconsideration or appeal, knowing when and how to refer to the law can make your case more effective,...

Income Maximisation for Older People (London) 22 April 2020

22nd April 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...

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...

Challenging PIP Decisions (London) 24 April 2020

24th April 2020
London
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...

Mental Health and Benefits (London) 27 April 2020

27th April 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...

Representing at the First-Tier Tribunal (London) 4 & 5 May 2020

4th May 2020 to 5th May 2020
London
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 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...

Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (London) 6 May 2020

6th May 2020
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...