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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Benefits and Domestic Abuse, 7 & 8 October 2021 ONLINE

7th October 2021 to 8th October 2021
Online
This one-day Introductory level course is aimed at those supporting women fleeing from domestic abuse. The course is suitable for those with little or no benefit knowledge. Many women fleeing...

Benefits Overview, 11 & 12 October 2021 ONLINE

11th October 2021 to 12th October 2021
Online
This one-day introductory level course - delivered over four one-hour modules, across two consecutive mornings - provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected...

Benefits for EEA Nationals, 12 & 13 October 2021 ONLINE

12th October 2021 to 13th October 2021
Online
The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of 2021 and further changes take effect from the end of June 2021. This standard level...