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Kinship carers and the benefits system (Scotland) 26 November 2020 ONLINE

26th November 2020
Online Scotland
‘Kinship care’ is the situation in which a child goes to live with a member of their extended family or with a family friend. This course looks at benefit issues...

DLA for Children, 26 & 27 November 2020 ONLINE

26th November 2020 to 27th November 2020
Online
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Income Maximisation for Older People, 30 November & 1 December 2020 ONLINE

30th November 2020 to 1st December 2020
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...

Universal credit update and tactics (Scotland) 1 - 2 December ONLINE

1st December 2020 to 2nd December 2020
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 problem areas – severe disability premium and consequences, 2 December 2020 ONLINE

2nd December 2020
Online
This half-day online training course introduces the impact of the ‘SDP Gateway’ on entitlement to UC and Natural Migration, as well as who is protected by the Gateway and who...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 3 & 4 December 2020 ONLINE

3rd December 2020 to 4th December 2020
Online
This essential one-day course, held over two consecutive mornings, is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 3 December 2020 ONLINE

3rd December 2020
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...

How universal credit is calculated, 7 December 2020 ONLINE

7th December 2020
Online
This half-day online training course introduces advisers to how the UC calculation works. It looks at how the monthly UC ‘maximum amount’ compares to monthly income, and how the UC...

DLA for children (Scotland) 8 December 2020 ONLINE

8th December 2020
Online Scotland
Disability living allowance (DLA) helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. DLA will soon be replaced by a new Scottish benefit, called child disability payment, which will have many...

Income maximisation for carers (Scotland) 9 - 10 December 2020 ONLINE

9th December 2020 to 10th December 2020
Online Scotland
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income, and sometimes an increase in expenses too. Carers may need to make crucial decisions about work,...