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Students and Universal Credit, 23 February 2021 ONLINE

23rd February 2021
Online
Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students during the coronavirus outbreak. This course is for advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits and...

Universal Credit for Disabled People, 24 & 25 February 2021 ONLINE

24th February 2021 to 25th February 2021
Online
This one-day standard level online course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer...

Students and benefits - eligibility (Glasgow) 25 February 2021

25th February 2021
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 - Housing Costs, 25 & 26 February 2021 ONLINE

25th February 2021 to 26th February 2021
Online
Universal credit (UC) claimants often have difficulties getting their Housing Costs element included in their claim and having the right amount paid on time. This one-day course (delivered over four...

Challenging WCA Decisions, 2 & 3 March 2021 ONLINE

2nd March 2021 to 3rd March 2021
Online
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...

Income maximisation for families (Glasgow) 4 March 2021

4th March 2021
Glasgow
This half-day course looks at changes to benefits for people starting a family and families with young children, both in and out of work. Maximising income in the early years...

NEW! Benefits and Domestic Abuse, 4 & 5 March 2021 ONLINE

4th March 2021 to 5th March 2021
Online
This one-day Basic 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...

Benefit and Tax Credit Law Update, 9 & 10 March 2021 ONLINE

9th March 2021 to 10th March 2021
Online
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Universal credit - claimant responsibilities and sanctions (Glasgow) 10 March 2021

10th March 2021
Glasgow
Work-related requirements are a cornerstone of universal credit and claimants are frequently sanctioned. This course will give you a good understanding of what goes into a claimant commitment and the...

Universal credit problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 16 March 2021 ONLINE

16th March 2021
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the universal credit (UC) ‘Complex Needs’ rules work, who is covered and what this should mean for UC claimants. It also covers how...