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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,...

Coronavirus and benefits – sickness, furlough and redundancy (Scotland) 11 December 2020 ONLINE

11th December 2020
Online Scotland
As the government’s job retention scheme and self-employed income support scheme come to an end, some people may have the option of returning to work at reduced hours, while others...

Best practice in completing the PIP questionnaire, 15 December 2020 ONLINE

15th December 2020
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 poor PIP claim, and how...

Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (London) 13 January 2021

13th January 2021
London
Universal credit is now available for new claims everywhere in Great Britain, meaning many more people are affected every day. Almost all claimant groups of working age can claim, including...

Challenging PIP Decisions (Manchester) 15 January 2021

15th January 2021
Manchester
This one-day course looks at how to challenge personal independence payment (PIP) decisions. There is an opportunity to discuss how the different PIP criteria affect appeal tactics, and think through...

Universal Credit for Students (London) 18 January 2021

18th January 2021
London
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 course explains...

Dealing with Debt (London) 19 & 20 January 2021

19th January 2021 to 20th January 2021
London
This is an essential two-day course for those advising or supporting clients with debt and money problems. It provides a perfect foundation for those new to money advice and to...

Challenging WCA Decisions (London) 21 January 2021

21st January 2021
London
The work capability assessment applies in both universal credit (UC) and employment and support allowance (ESA). Claimants who fail the assessment can challenge that on appeal, but need support and...

Universal credit - supporting clients (Glasgow) 21 January 2021

21st January 2021
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 Update: Problem Areas and Tactics (London) 25 January 2021

25th January 2021
London
Universal credit 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 advisers...