Events

Students and benefits - the basics (Scotland), 12 May 2022 ONLINE

12th May 2022
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of benefits and tax credits that students can claim. It helps student advisers recognise when these are relevant for students, and advise them appropriately. It...

Mental Health and Benefits, 12 & 13 May 2022 ONLINE

12th May 2022 to 13th May 2022
Online
This one-day standard level course, delivered over two consecutive mornings, provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to...

Universal credit - an introduction, 13 May 2022 ONLINE

13th May 2022
Online
How can you help your service users manage universal credit? Supporting people with an online system, especially if you are working from home, can be difficult. Understanding the claim process...

Attendance Allowance - an introduction, 16 May 2022 ONLINE

16th May 2022
Online
Attendance allowance (AA) is the main disability benefit for people who have reached pension age. Getting an award of AA can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial...

Limited Capability for Work in Universal Credit, 17 May 2022 ONLINE

17th May 2022
Online
This half-day standard level online course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect UC. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Scotland), 17 – 18 May 2022 ONLINE

17th May 2022 to 18th May 2022
Online Scotland
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons and recovery often leaves people in hardship. The rules on recoverability vary considerably between DWP benefits, housing benefit and tax credits and now,...

Benefits for Non-EEA Nationals, 18 & 19 May 2022 ONLINE

18th May 2022
Online
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits. This standard level course offers an opportunity for advisers to...

Benefits and Domestic Abuse, 19 & 20 May 2022 ONLINE

19th May 2022 to 20th May 2022
Online
This one-day course is aimed at those supporting women fleeing from domestic abuse. Many women fleeing domestic violence will need to claim benefits in their own right, and for the...

Adult disability payment (Scotland), 19 – 20 May 2022 ONLINE

19th May 2022 to 20th May 2022
Online Scotland
Adult disability payment (ADP) is a new Scottish benefit aimed at supporting working-age adults who have extra care needs or mobility difficulties because of a disability. It is replacing personal...

Students and Universal Credit, 23 May 2022 ONLINE

23rd May 2022
Online
The interaction of universal credit with student finance can be a difficult one. Which students can claim, what they can claim and how student loans and grants affect those payments...