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Universal Credit - Housing Costs, 17 & 18 March 2022 ONLINE

17th March 2022 to 18th March 2022
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...

Benefits overview (Scotland) 22 March 2022 ONLINE

22nd March 2022
Online Scotland
Most people will claim a social security benefit at some point in their lives. This course is for anyone new to helping people navigate their way through the benefits system...

Universal credit problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 22 March 2022 ONLINE

22nd March 2022
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...

Limited capability for work in universal credit (Scotland) 23 March 2022 ONLINE

23rd March 2022
Online Scotland
This course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect universal credit. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’ work-related requirements as...

How universal credit is calculated, 23 & 24 March 2022 ONLINE

23rd March 2022 to 24th March 2022
Online
This full-day online training course introduces advisers to how the UC calculation works. It looks at how the monthly UC ‘maximum amount’ compares to monthly income, and how the UC...

DLA for Children, 24 & 25 March 2022 ONLINE

24th March 2022 to 25th March 2022
Online
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Social security law update (Scotland) 24 - 25 March 2022 ONLINE

24th March 2022 to 25th March 2022
Online Scotland
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...

Benefits Overview, 28 & 29 March 2022 ONLINE

28th March 2022 to 29th March 2022
Online
This one-day introductory level course - delivered over four one-hour modules, across two consecutive mornings - provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 29 March 2022 ONLINE

29th March 2022
Online Scotland
Universal credit is fast becoming the main working age, means-tested benefit throughout the UK. It was intended to simplify the social security system and provide an incentive to work, but...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 30 March 2022 ONLINE

30th March 2022
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. Getting an award of PIP can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial benefit for advisers...