Working Age Welfare Benefits - 2018
A key workshop from IRRV Scotland
Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth
Tuesday 24th April 2018
Valid for IRRV CPD Points
* INCLUDES FREE PLACES SPECIAL OFFER *
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At the request of local authorities, IRRV is running this new workshop to give attendees a whizz through of the Welfare Benefit landscape - the detail that local authority, housing association and other key staff require to know. It is fully updated to ensure the latest UC information is included
Aim - The workshop is ideally suited to staff who are required to have a better understanding of the main welfare benefits. It is also suited to the wider benefits and welfare sector involved in assisting or advising those who have, or need, to claim.
- What are Welfare benefits? – a brief history
- Universal Credit (an overview)
- Legacy benefits – those being replaced by universal credit
- Income Support/ Job Seekers Allowance/ Employment Support Allowance/ Child and Working Tax Credit/ Housing Benefit
- What is left Behind
- Contributions based Job Seekers Allowance/ Contributions Based Employment Support Allowance (new style ESA)
- Disability Benefits
- Personal Independence Payments
- Disability Living Allowance
- Carers Allowance
- Review, questions and closure
The day is designed to be interactive and promotes sharing of knowledge and best practice. Timings are indicative and are subject to change on the day.
Course Leader : Paula Doherty
The course will be facilitated by Paula Doherty. Paula is a leading benefits practitioner and a member of the IRRV Scottish Association Executive.
Paula is also Chair of the IRRV Welfare Reform Consortium.
Value for money seminar
The workshop represents excellent value for money, with seminar fees starting at only £145 + VAT. This includes lunch, refreshments, and training materials.
As places are limited, early booking is recommended. The IRRV regrets that, under normal circumstances, delegate fees cannot be refunded. However, delegate substitutions may be made at no cost at any time prior to the Seminar, subject to these being notified to the Institute.
Every fourth place from the same organisation booked for the course in this brochure (and made in the same booking) is entirely free of charge. Please note that, due to the demand for places, this offer applies only to the course detailed on the booking form on this brochure and applies to the lowest cost place.
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If you have any queries, please contact
IRRV Development Manager,
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Telephone/Fax – 01382 456029
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