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Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 11 - 12 August 2020 ONLINE

11th August 2020 to 12th August 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...

Claimants and custody (Scotland) 13 August 2020 ONLINE

13th August 2020
Online Scotland
A period in custody, whether on remand or serving a custodial sentence, impacts on benefit entitlement. Problems often arise when a person released from custody tries to claim the benefits...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 14 August 2020 ONLINE

14th August 2020
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...

Supporting benefit claimants online (Scotland) 19 August 2020 ONLINE **Fully booked**

19th August 2020
Online Scotland
Home working, social distancing and self-isolation present unique challenges to frontline workers. This course is an opportunity to discuss how advisers and support workers can best help people navigate the...

Scottish social security - an overview (Scotland) 26 - 27 August 2020 ONLINE

26th August 2020 to 27th August 2020
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 28 August 2020 ONLINE

28th August 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. Understanding the claim process...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 2 - 3 September 2020 ONLINE

2nd September 2020 to 3rd September 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...

Coronavirus - benefits and work (Scotland) 8 September 2020 ONLINE

8th September 2020
Online Scotland
The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a surge of enquiries about how new rules affect people temporarily unable to work. The course covers: •...

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 9 - 10 September 2020 ONLINE

9th September 2020 to 10th September 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...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 11 September 2020 ONLINE

11th September 2020
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. This course will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you identify people who may...