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New! Understanding Social Security Law and Finding it Online, 7 & 8 March 2022 ONLINE

7th March 2022 to 8th March 2022
Online
Entitlement to social security is determined by whether or not a claimant meets the legal rules relevant to the benefit in question. Similarly, the processes that must be followed. The...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 8 March 2022 ONLINE

8th March 2022
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). Giving the right advice about whether someone needs to claim UC or...

Using the ‘aids and appliances’ rules in PIP, 8 March 2022 ONLINE

8th March 2022
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the need for ‘aids and appliances’ can help establish and protect a PIP claim. The same rules can also reduce entitlements. This course...

Income maximisation for older people (Scotland) 9 - 10 March 2022 ONLINE

9th March 2022 to 10th March 2022
Online Scotland
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...

WCA – Exceptional Opportunities, 9 & 10 March 2022 ONLINE

9th March 2022 to 10th March 2022
Online
The work capability assessment (WCA) test dominates ESA and UC in relation to sick claimants. The ‘exceptional circumstances test (otherwise ‘risk to self or others’) should apply with equal force...

Students and Universal Credit, 14 March 2022 ONLINE

14th March 2022
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...

Best Practice in Completing the PIP Questionnaire, 15 March 2022 ONLINE

15th March 2022
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 good PIP claim, and how...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 15 - 16 March 2022 ONLINE

15th March 2022 to 16th March 2022
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 for Disabled People, 16 & 17 March 2022 ONLINE

16th March 2022 to 17th March 2022
Online
This one-day experienced level online 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...

Universal Credit - Housing Costs, 17 & 18 March 2022 ONLINE

17th March 2022 to 18th March 2022
Online
Universal credit (UC) claimants often have difficulties getting their Housing Costs element included in their claim and having the right amount paid on time. This one-day course (delivered over four...