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Benefits for non-EEA nationals (Manchester) Tuesday 19 November 2019

19th November 2019
Manchester
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This one-day standard level course offers an...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Manchester) Wednesday 20 November 2019

20th November 2019
Manchester
This one-day standard level course looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation of the right to reside, habitual residence and past presence tests...

Universal credit (Edinburgh) Wednesday 20 November 2019

20th November 2019
Edinburgh
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is now complete. Anyone of working age needing to make a new claim for benefit to top up a low income...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Glasgow) Thursday 28 November 2019

28th November 2019
Glasgow
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons and recovery often leaves people in hardship. Using practical examples, this course equips you to deal with overpayments by taking a systematic approach...

Universal credit: the problem areas (Newcastle) Tuesday 3 December 2019

3rd December 2019
Newcastle
This one-day experienced level course is aimed at advisers who are already familiar with the basic universal credit (UC) rules. It looks in detail at some of the areas of...

Universal credit - from A to Z (London) Thursday 5 & Friday 6 December 2019

5th December 2019 to 6th December 2019
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...

Universal credit - sanctions and conditionality (London) Monday 9 December 2019

9th December 2019
London
This course teaches advisers how the conditionality regime for claimants of universal credit works. Advisers should be able to assist claimants with ensuring that inappropriate conditionality is not imposed and...

Challenging WCA decisions (Manchester) Wednesday 11 December 2019

11th December 2019
Manchester
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...

Challenging PIP decisions (London) Thursday 12 December 2019

12th December 2019
London
This one-day course looks at how to challenge personal independence payment (PIP) decisions. There is an opportunity to discuss how the different PIP criteria affect appeal tactics, and think through...

Universal credit for students (London) Friday 13 December 2019

13th December 2019
London
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This one-day course explains...