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Universal credit - effective claims (Glasgow) Tuesday 29 October 2019

29th October 2019
For some people, claiming universal credit is far from easy. But there are simple ways that you can help clients get their claim right first time. This practical course is...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Glasgow) Wednesday 30 October 2019

30th October 2019
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are excluded from income-related benefits. Instead the local authority is responsible for supporting them. This half-day course looks...

Students and benefits - an update (Glasgow) Tuesday 5 November 2019

5th November 2019
Make sure you know what benefit changes are in the pipeline and likely to affect students, in particular with the introduction of universal credit. The course is for advisers with...

Representing at the First-tier Tribunal (Glasgow) Thursday 7 and Friday 8 November 2019

7th November 2019 to 8th November 2019
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...

Childcare support for working families (Glasgow) Wednesday 13 November 2019

13th November 2019
This half-day course is for people working in childcare and early years, who want to know more about the support available for working families and help them to avoid common...

Benefits for people from abroad (Glasgow) Thursday 14 & Friday 15 November 2019

14th November 2019 to 15th November 2019
This two-day course aims to equip you to advise claimants from abroad, both European and non-European nationals. Using a step-by-step approach and practical examples, it helps you understand how the...

Introduction to benefits for student advisers (Glasgow) Tuesday 19 November 2019

19th November 2019
This one-day course equips advisers and frontline workers who are new to benefits with a basic knowledge of social security benefits, including universal credit and tax credits, and explains which...

Income maximisation for older people (Glasgow) Thursday 21 November 2019

21st November 2019
Older people commonly do not claim all they are entitled to. This course gives you an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Seminar: Universal credit migration - the latest (Glasgow) Friday 22 November 2019

22nd November 2019
This year the DWP begins switching people to universal credit through ‘managed migration’. Starting with a small scale pilot, the DWP aims to achieve an efficient process that will work...

Benefit basics 2019 (Glasgow) Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 November 2019

26th November 2019 to 27th November 2019
This popular two-day course is aimed at professionals and volunteers who work with people on low incomes. It aims to help you support your clients to maximise their income and...