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Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (Bristol) 7 July 2020

7th July 2020
Bristol
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 WCA Decisions (London) 10 July 2020

10th July 2020
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...

Using Legislation and Caselaw (Manchester) 14 July 2020

14th July 2020
Manchester
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,...

Universal Credit for Disabled People (London) 15 July 2020

15th July 2020
London
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...

Universal Credit: from A to Z (London) 16 & 17 July 2020

16th July 2020 to 17th July 2020
London
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...

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...

Universal Credit: Housing Costs (London) 14 September 2020

14th September 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 focusses on the...