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Students and benefits – an update, 9 December 2020 ONLINE

9th December 2020
Online
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...

Coronavirus – benefits and work, 10 December 2020 ONLINE

10th December 2020
Online
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: •...

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

11th December 2020
Online Scotland
The government’s extended coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme will continue to provide help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 December 2020 ONLINE

11th December 2020
Online
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...

Best practice in completing the PIP questionnaire, 15 December 2020 ONLINE

15th December 2020
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the PIP claim process works and the importance of the PIP2 questionnaire. It looks at what makes a poor PIP claim, and how...

Judicial Review, 11 & 12 January 2021 ONLINE

11th January 2021 to 12th January 2021
Online
Judicial review is an essential tool for challenging decisions that affect benefit and tax credit claimants where there is no right of appeal. This interactive course gives advisers a clear...

PIP - Claims to Decisions, 12 & 13 January 2021 ONLINE

12th January 2021 to 13th January 2021
Online
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a disability welfare benefit run by the Department for Work and Pensions. It is aimed at those starting a PIP claim aged between 16 to...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal, 14 & 15 January 2021 ONLINE

14th January 2021 to 15th January 2021
Online
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...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 14 - 15 January 2021 ONLINE

14th January 2021 to 15th January 2021
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 problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 18 January 2021 ONLINE

18th January 2021
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the universal credit (UC) ‘Complex Needs’ rules work, who is covered and what this should mean for UC claimants. It also covers how...