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NEW! Supporting Benefit Claimants Online, 28 September 2021 ONLINE

28th September 2021
Online
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 process of claiming benefits and...

Students and Universal Credit, 29 September 2021 ONLINE

29th September 2021
Online
The interaction of Universal Credit with student finance can be a difficult one. Which students can claim, what they can claim and how student loans and grants affect those payments...

Stick or Twist? Jumping Ship to Universal Credit, 30 September 2021 ONLINE

30th September 2021
Online
Around 6 million have claimed UC, but another 3 million are still on Legacy benefits. Changes to the rules in January 2021 make it easier to switch to UC, but...

Limited capability for work in universal credit (Scotland) 30 September 2021 ONLINE

30th September 2021
Online Scotland
This course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect universal credit. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’ work-related requirements as...

Claimants and custody (Scotland) 1 October 2021 ONLINE

1st October 2021
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, 4 & 5 October 2021 ONLINE

4th October 2021 to 5th October 2021
Online
This training course focuses on Universal Credit (UC), the centre piece of the Government’s welfare reform programme. Universal Credit is now at ‘full roll out’ across the UK and applies...

Scotland Webinar:  A day late and a dollar short 5 October 2021

5th October 2021
Online Scotland
Limited capability for work and its effects on universal credit entitlement People with health conditions and disabilities rely on timely work capability assessments to get their full entitlement to universal...

Benefits for Non-EEA Nationals, 5 & 6 October 2021 ONLINE

5th October 2021 to 6th October 2021
Online
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This standard level course offers an opportunity...

Limited Capability for Work in Universal Credit, 6 October 2021 ONLINE

6th October 2021
Online
This half-day standard level online course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect UC. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’...

Universal credit and students (Scotland) 6 - 7 October 2021 ONLINE

6th October 2021 to 7th October 2021
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 ‘one-day equivalent’ course...