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Benefits for non-benefit advisers (London) Thursday 13 and Friday 14 February 2020

13th February 2020 to 14th February 2020
London
This essential two-day course is aimed at non-benefit specialists working with people for whom benefits and tax credits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the benefits and...

Challenging WCA decisions (London) Monday 17 February 2020

17th February 2020
London
The work capability assessment (WCA) applies in both employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Claimants who fail the WCA can challenge that on appeal, but need support...

Universal credit - claimant responsibilities and sanctions (Glasgow) Tuesday 18 February 2020

18th February 2020
Glasgow
Work-related requirements are a cornerstone of universal credit (UC) and UC claimants are frequently sanctioned. This course will give you a good understanding of what goes into a claimant commitment...

Representing at the first tier tribunal (London) Thursday 20 & Friday 21 February 2020

20th February 2020 to 21st February 2020
London
This popular two-day course gives a basic grounding in representing clients at the First-tier Tribunal. Through mock tribunals, participants gain experience in a safe environment where there is nothing to...

Using legislation and caselaw (Glasgow) Thursday 20 February 2020

20th February 2020
Glasgow
Build your skills with this practical course. If you prepare cases for reconsideration or appeal, knowing when and how to refer to the law can make your case more effective...

Universal credit: the problem areas (London) Monday 24 February 2020

24th February 2020
London
This one-day experienced level course is aimed at advisors who are already familiar with the basic universal credit (UC) rules. It looks in detail at some of the areas of...

Benefits overview (London) Tuesday 25 February 2020

25th February 2020
London
This one-day introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits and tax credits system and examines how the system has changed with the introduction of universal credit. The course...

Students and benefits - eligibility (Glasgow) Tuesday 25 February 2020

25th February 2020
Glasgow
Many advisers work with students in both further and higher education. This one-day course explains the different benefits that further and higher education students can claim, including universal credit. The...

Universal credit - full service (London) Thursday 5 March 2020

5th March 2020
London
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is well underway. Many more people claim UC in the full service, including families, those with health conditions and those in...

Benefits for disabled children from age 16 (Glasgow) Tuesday 10 March 2020

10th March 2020
Glasgow
This basic level course focuses on the transition to adult benefits from age 16 for young people with disabilities or health problems who still live at home. It looks at...