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Scotland Welfare Rights Conference (Glasgow) 6 October 2020

6th October 2020
Glasgow
The continued roll out of universal credit, a ratcheting up in the scale of benefits being delivered by Social Security Scotland and Brexit-related benefit changes are all making 2020 another...

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...

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...

Students and benefits - an update (Glasgow) 17 November 2020

17th November 2020
Glasgow
Make sure you know what benefit changes are in the pipeline and likely to affect students, in particular with the continuing introduction of universal credit. The course is for advisers...

Benefit basics (Glasgow) 18 - 19 November 2020

18th November 2020 to 19th November 2020
Glasgow
You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a big difference. This popular two-day course is aimed at professionals and volunteers who work with people with low...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Glasgow) 24 November 2020

24th November 2020
Glasgow
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...

Dealing with destitution (Glasgow) 26 November 2020

26th November 2020
Glasgow
Working with people who have been left destitute due to a problem with their benefits can be challenging for advisers. This course focuses on the most common causes of this...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Glasgow) 1 December 2020

1st December 2020
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...

Childcare support for working families (Glasgow) 3 December 2020

3rd December 2020
Glasgow
This half-day course is for people working in childcare and early years, who want to know more about the support available for working families and help them to avoid common...