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Universal Credit: the essentials (London) 23 October 2020

23rd October 2020
London
This course is designed for anyone working with low income families who needs to know the basics of universal credit to help clients maximise their income. This could include advice...

Universal credit - effective claims (Glasgow) 28 October 2020

28th October 2020
Glasgow
For some people, claiming universal credit is far from easy. But there are simple ways that you can help clients get their claim right first time. This practical course is...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Glasgow) 29 October 2020

29th October 2020
Glasgow
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority...

DLA for Children (London) 2 November 2020

2nd November 2020
London
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...

Representing at the First-tier Tribunal (Glasgow) 5 - 6 November 2020

5th November 2020 to 6th November 2020
Glasgow
This popular two-day course gives a basic grounding in representing clients at the First-tier Tribunal. Through mock tribunals, participants gain experience in a safe environment where there is nothing to...

Universal Credit for Disabled People (Birmingham) 5 November 2020

5th November 2020
Birmingham
As the migration to universal credit (UC) continues more people with ill health and disabilities will come under UC. This course looks at the UC rules that particularly affect ill...

Universal Credit Update: Problem Areas and Tactics (Newcastle) 10 November 2020

10th November 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne
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...

Changing decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Glasgow) 10 November 2020

10th November 2020
Glasgow
If you are an adviser who faces barriers to overcoming problems with universal credit or other benefit claims and decisions, this course gives you the essential knowledge you need. To...

Benefits for people from abroad (Glasgow) 11 - 12 November 2020

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
Glasgow
This two-day course aims to equip you to advise claimants from abroad, both European and non-European nationals. Using a step-by-step approach and practical examples, it helps you understand how the...

Challenging WCA Decisions (London) 13 November 2020

13th November 2020
London
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...