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[FULLY BOOKED] Social security law update (Scotland) 27 - 28 October 2020 ONLINE

27th October 2020 to 28th October 2020
Online Scotland
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...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 29 October 2020 ONLINE

29th October 2020
Online Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 3 November 2020 ONLINE

3rd November 2020
Online Scotland
How can you help your service users manage universal credit? Supporting people with an online system, especially if you are working from home, can be difficult. You do not need...

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 4 - 5 November 2020 ONLINE

4th November 2020 to 5th November 2020
Online Scotland
You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs. You will...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 10 November 2020 ONLINE

10th November 2020
Online Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits. The...

Scottish social security - an update (Scotland) 11 - 12 November 2020 ONLINE

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the forthcoming Scottish child payment. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits system,...

Looking up the law online (Scotland) 17 November 2020 ONLINE

17th November 2020
Online Scotland
Build your skills with this practical course on effective legal research for benefit casework. Competent casework starts by knowing the right questions to ask your client. Whether you are helping...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 18 - 19 November 2020 ONLINE

18th November 2020 to 19th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through...

Universal credit – the online claim (Scotland) 20 November 2020 ONLINE

20th November 2020
Online Scotland
Helping someone to claim universal credit while providing advice over the phone or by email presents new challenges for advisers. Knowing what each step of the claim form looks like...

Students and benefits - an update (Scotland) 24 November 2020 ONLINE

24th November 2020
Online Scotland
Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students during the coronavirus outbreak. This course is for advisers with a good working knowledge of the benefits...