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Introduction to benefits for student advisers (Glasgow) Tuesday 19 November 2019

19th November 2019
Glasgow
This one-day course equips advisers and frontline workers who are new to benefits with a basic knowledge of social security benefits, including universal credit and tax credits, and explains which...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Manchester) Wednesday 20 November 2019

20th November 2019
Manchester
This one-day standard level course looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation of the right to reside, habitual residence and past presence tests...

Universal credit (Edinburgh) Wednesday 20 November 2019

20th November 2019
Edinburgh
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is now complete. Anyone of working age needing to make a new claim for benefit to top up a low income...

Income maximisation for older people (Glasgow) Thursday 21 November 2019

21st November 2019
Glasgow
Older people commonly do not claim all they are entitled to. This course gives you an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Benefits for EEA Nationals - advanced (Manchester) Thursday 21 November 2019

21st November 2019
Manchester
This one-day experienced level course looks in detail at the social security rights of EEA nationals and their family members in the UK. It provides an opportunity for advisers who...

Universal credit - the essentials (London) Friday 22 November 2019

22nd November 2019
London
Universal credit (UC) represents a fundamental change to the system of ‘legacy benefits’ and tax credits it is replacing. The course covers: • The aims and principles of UC •...

Seminar: Universal credit migration - the latest (Glasgow) Friday 22 November 2019

22nd November 2019
Glasgow
This year the DWP begins switching people to universal credit through ‘managed migration’. Starting with a small scale pilot, the DWP aims to achieve an efficient process that will work...

Universal credit - migration issues (London) Monday 25 November 2019

25th November 2019
London
As increasing numbers of claimants naturally migrate to universal credit (UC) it is becoming clear that there are significant problems associated with this process. This course examines common problems for...

Benefit basics 2019 (Glasgow) Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 November 2019

26th November 2019 to 27th November 2019
Glasgow
This popular two-day course is aimed at professionals and volunteers who work with people on low incomes. It aims to help you support your clients to maximise their income and...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Glasgow) Thursday 28 November 2019

28th November 2019
Glasgow
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...