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Universal Credit Update and Tactics, 27 & 28 April 2021 ONLINE

27th April 2021 to 28th April 2021
Online
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 ill health and disability (Scotland) 28 - 29 April 2021 ONLINE

28th April 2021 to 29th April 2021
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, covering transitional...

Universal Credit, 29 & 30 April 2021 ONLINE

29th April 2021 to 30th April 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...

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP, 3 May 2021 ONLINE

3rd May 2021
Online
This half-day online training course explains how PIP entitlement ‘points’ can be scored if you show you cannot do something ‘reliably’. In this way, understanding reliability regulation 4 is vital...

Students and Universal Credit, 5 May 2021 ONLINE

5th May 2021
Online
The interaction of benefit entitlement with student finance can be a difficult one for advisers to understand. Which students can claim, what they can claim and how student loans and...

Income Maximisation for Older People, 10 & 11 May 2021 ONLINE

10th May 2021 to 11th May 2021
Online
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...

Coronavirus, benefits and work (Scotland) 11 May 2021 ONLINE

11th May 2021
Online Scotland
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme have provided help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers required to isolate...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Scotland) 12-13 May 2021 ONLINE

12th May 2021 to 13th May 2021
Online Scotland
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...

Mental Health and Benefits, 13 & 14 May 2021 ONLINE

13th May 2021 to 14th May 2021
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses...

Limited Capability for Work in Universal Credit, 19 May 2021 ONLINE

19th May 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’...