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Universal credit - the essentials (London) Friday 22 November 2019

22nd November 2019
London
Universal credit (UC) represents a fundamental change to the system of ‘legacy benefits’ and tax credits it is replacing. The course covers: • The aims and principles of UC •...

Seminar: Universal credit migration - the latest (Glasgow) Friday 22 November 2019

22nd November 2019
Glasgow
This year the DWP begins switching people to universal credit through ‘managed migration’. Starting with a small scale pilot, the DWP aims to achieve an efficient process that will work...

Benefit basics 2019 (Glasgow) Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 November 2019

26th November 2019 to 27th November 2019
Glasgow
This popular two-day course is aimed at professionals and volunteers who work with people on low incomes. It aims to help you support your clients to maximise their income and...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Glasgow) Thursday 28 November 2019

28th November 2019
Glasgow
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons and recovery often leaves people in hardship. Using practical examples, this course equips you to deal with overpayments by taking a systematic approach...

Income maximisation for older people (London) Thursday 28 November 2019

28th November 2019
London
Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Universal credit: the problem areas (Newcastle) Tuesday 3 December 2019

3rd December 2019
Newcastle
This one-day experienced level course is aimed at advisers who are already familiar with the basic universal credit (UC) rules. It looks in detail at some of the areas of...

Universal credit - supporting clients (Glasgow) Thursday 5 December 2019

5th December 2019
Glasgow
How can you help your service users manage universal credit? With an online system, claiming processes that many find difficult, delays and payment issues that can lead to debt, getting...

Universal credit - from A to Z (London) Thursday 5 & Friday 6 December 2019

5th December 2019 to 6th December 2019
London
This two-day course provides trainees with a comprehensive understanding of universal credit from initial claim to challenging DWP errors. The emphasis is on problem solving and giving advisers all of...

Universal credit: help to claim (Manchester) Friday 6 December 2019

6th December 2019
Manchester
This is a practical course for anyone helping someone make a universal credit claim. The course focuses on getting the claim right the first time, avoiding common pitfalls that can...

Universal credit - sanctions and conditionality (London) Monday 9 December 2019

9th December 2019
London
This course teaches advisers how the conditionality regime for claimants of universal credit works. Advisers should be able to assist claimants with ensuring that inappropriate conditionality is not imposed and...