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Webinar: Universal Credit - “Wage Against The Machine”

27th January 2021
Online
Earned Income in the universal credit system: problems and solutions The allocation of earned income to particular periods within the universal credit system has proven to cause problems for benefit...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 16 - 17 March 2021 ONLINE

16th March 2021 to 17th March 2021
Online Scotland
Accessing benefit entitlements can be particularly complex for EEA nationals and claimants often need support and advice. This standard level course sets out how to navigate the current rules, explains...

Benefits for non-EEA nationals (Scotland) 3 - 4 March 2021 ONLINE

3rd March 2021 to 4th March 2021
Online Scotland
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 standard level course offers an opportunity...

Benefits for EEA nationals, 18 & 19 March 2021 ONLINE

18th March 2021 to 19th March 2021
Online
Accessing benefit entitlements can be particularly complex for EEA nationals and claimants often need support and advice. This standard level course sets out how to navigate the current rules, explains...

Scottish social security - an update (Scotland) 10 - 11 March 2021 ONLINE

10th March 2021 to 11th March 2021
Online Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the Scottish child payment. It gives an update on the Scottish government’s future plans. Aimed at...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 26 February 2021 ONLINE

26th February 2021
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...

QBC - making the most of your calculator (Scotland) 27 - 28 January 2021 ONLINE

27th January 2021 to 28th January 2021
Online Scotland
This course is for people who want to learn how use QBC effectively and confidently. It covers: • Understanding screens, controls, menus and how to get in-calculator help • Best...

How to challenge decisions - Mandatory Reconsiderations and other tactics (Scotland) 2 March 2021 ONLINE

2nd March 2021
Online Scotland
If you need to get a universal credit or other benefit decision changed, this course aims to gives you the essential tools to do it. To successfully challenge a decision,...

Income maximisation for older people (Scotland) 30 - 31 March 2021 ONLINE

30th March 2021 to 31st March 2021
Online Scotland
Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Coronavirus and benefits – sickness, furlough and redundancy (Scotland) 17 February 2021 ONLINE

17th February 2021
Online Scotland
The government’s extended coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme will continue to provide help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers...