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Benefits for rent (Scotland) 30 September 2020 - 1 October 2020 ONLINE

30th September 2020 to 1st October 2020
Online Scotland
Around two thousand tenants each year are evicted by social landlords for rent arrears, and an unrecorded number of private tenants. Arrears are a growing problem as people move from...

Universal credit and students (Scotland) 6 - 7 October 2020 ONLINE

6th October 2020 to 7th October 2020
Online Scotland
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This course explains which...

Coronavirus and benefits – sickness, furlough and redundancy (Scotland) 8 October 2020 ONLINE

8th October 2020
Online Scotland
As the government’s job retention scheme and self-employed income support scheme come to an end, some people may have the option of returning to work at reduced hours, while others...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 21 - 22 October 2020 ONLINE

21st October 2020 to 22nd October 2020
Online Scotland
Universal credit (UC) 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...

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...

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...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 1 - 2 December ONLINE

1st December 2020 to 2nd December 2020
Online Scotland
Universal credit (UC) 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...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 3 December 2020 ONLINE

3rd December 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...

Coronavirus and benefits – sickness, furlough and redundancy (Scotland) 11 December 2020 ONLINE

11th December 2020
Online Scotland
As the government’s job retention scheme and self-employed income support scheme come to an end, some people may have the option of returning to work at reduced hours, while others...