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Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Glasgow) Tuesday 27 August 2019

27th August 2019
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...

Challenging work capability assessment decisions (Glasgow) Thursday 29 August 2019

29th August 2019
The work capability assessment (WCA) applies in both employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Claimants who fail the WCA can challenge that on appeal, but need support...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Glasgow) Tuesday 10 September 2019

10th September 2019
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...

Income maximisation for carers (Glasgow) Thursday 12 September 2019

12th September 2019
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care. This one-day...

Universal credit (Glasgow) Tuesday 24 September 2019

24th September 2019
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is now complete. Anyone of working age needing to make a new claim for benefit to top up a low income...

PIP - caselaw update (Glasgow) Wednesday 25 September 2019

25th September 2019
This half-day course includes a round up of the latest personal independence payment (PIP) caselaw. Practical examples give advisers the chance to discuss the latest caselaw developments and consider the...

Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system (Glasgow) Thursday 26 September 2019

26th September 2019
This course looks at benefit issues where there is social work involvement with a child and their family. It covers kinship care and children looked after by the local authority...

Universal credit, ESA and the work capability assessment (Glasgow) Thursday 3 October 2019

3rd October 2019
This essential one-day course gives you an introduction to the work capability assessment that applies to employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Assuming little or no experience...

Maximising benefits for rent (Glasgow) Tuesday 8 October 2019

8th October 2019
Thousands of tenants each year are evicted by social landlords, usually for rent arrears. Arrears are a growing problem as more people move from housing benefit to universal credit. This...

Social security law update (Glasgow) Wednesday 9 October 2019

9th October 2019
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...