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Universal Credit: from A to Z (London) 16 & 17 July 2020

16th July 2020 to 17th July 2020
London
This two-day course provides trainees with a comprehensive understanding of universal credit from initial claim to challenging DWP errors. The emphasis is on problem solving and giving advisers all of...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Manchester) 20 July 2020

20th July 2020
Manchester
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an...

Claimants and custody (Glasgow) 13 August 2020

13th August 2020
Glasgow
A period in custody, whether on remand or serving a custodial sentence, impacts on benefit entitlement. This can have repercussions both for the person in prison and for other family...

Scottish social security - an overview (Glasgow) 18 August 2020

18th August 2020
Glasgow
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved, and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Glasgow) 20 August 2020

20th August 2020
Glasgow
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an...

Income maximisation for families (Inverness) 20 August 2020

20th August 2020
Inverness
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...

Universal credit update and tactics (Edinburgh) 26 August 2020

26th August 2020
Edinburgh
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...

Challenging work capability assessment decisions (Glasgow) 27 August 2020

27th August 2020
Glasgow
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 - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Glasgow) 1 September 2020

1st September 2020
Glasgow
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). UC is available in all areas of Scotland...

Universal credit, ESA and the work capability assessment (Glasgow) 3 September 2020

3rd September 2020
Glasgow
This essential one-day course gives you an introduction to the work capability assessment that applies to employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Assuming little or no experience...