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Universal Credit for Disabled People (Manchester) 18 May 2020

18th May 2020
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 (Manchester) 21 & 22 May 2020

21st May 2020 to 22nd May 2020
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...

Challenging PIP Decisions (Manchester) 3 June 2020

3rd June 2020
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...

Universal Credit Update: Problem Areas and Tactics (Manchester) 10 June 2020

10th June 2020
Universal credit 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 advisers...

Benefits Overview (Manchester) 10 July 2020

10th July 2020
This one-day introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected by the introduction of universal credit. The course covers: • The...

Using Legislation and Caselaw (Manchester) 14 July 2020

14th July 2020
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,...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers (Manchester) 15 & 16 July 2020

15th July 2020 to 16th July 2020
This essential two-day course is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the benefits and tax...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Manchester) 20 July 2020

20th July 2020
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...

Income Maximisation for Older People (Manchester) 15 September 2020

15th September 2020
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...

Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (Manchester) 18 September 2020

18th September 2020
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...