Events

Universal credit problem areas - achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 24 January 2022 ONLINE

24th January 2022
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the universal credit (UC) ‘Complex Needs’ rules work, who is covered and what this should mean for UC claimants. It also covers how...

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP, 31 January 2022 ONLINE

31st January 2022
Online
This half-day online training course explains how PIP entitlement ‘points’ can be scored if you show you cannot do something ‘reliably’. In this way, understanding reliability regulation 4 is vital...

Scotland Webinar:  Mix 'n' Match - UC when you're pension age 1 February 2022

1st February 2022
Online Scotland
UC is a working age benefit but some people over state pension age have to claim it. Before May 2019, if you were part of a couple where one was...

Universal Credit Update and Tactics, 8 & 9 February 2022 ONLINE

8th February 2022 to 9th February 2022
Online
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced...

Benefits for EEA Nationals - Advanced, 9 & 10 February 2022 ONLINE

9th February 2022 to 10th February 2022
Online
This experienced level course looks in detail at the social security rights of EEA nationals and their family members in the UK. It provides an opportunity for advisers who are...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal, 24 & 25 February 2022 ONLINE

24th February 2022 to 25th February 2022
Online
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an...

Stick or Twist? Jumping Ship to Universal Credit, 2 & 3 March 2022 ONLINE

2nd March 2022 to 3rd March 2022
Online
Around 6 million people have claimed universal credit (UC), but another 3 million are still on Legacy benefits. Changes to the rules in January 2021 make it easier to switch...

Using the ‘aids and appliances’ rules in PIP, 8 March 2022 ONLINE

8th March 2022
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the need for ‘aids and appliances’ can help establish and protect a PIP claim. The same rules can also reduce entitlements. This course...

WCA – Exceptional Opportunities, 9 & 10 March 2022 ONLINE

9th March 2022 to 10th March 2022
Online
The work capability assessment (WCA) test dominates ESA and UC in relation to sick claimants. The ‘exceptional circumstances test (otherwise ‘risk to self or others’) should apply with equal force...

Best Practice in Completing the PIP Questionnaire, 15 March 2022 ONLINE

15th March 2022
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the PIP claim process works and the importance of the PIP2 questionnaire. It looks at what makes a good PIP claim, and how...