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Introduction to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
Wednesday 29th April 2020

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At the request of local authorities, IRRV is again running this popular workshop to give a foundation level introduction to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction.

Aim To introduce the subjects of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction and place them in context.

The course is aimed at relatively new staff or any staff who require a refresher in the legislation and administration of HB/CTR schemes.

 

The programme includes :

Introductions

What is HB & CTR?

How HB/CTR is claimed

The Calculation - Basics

Income & Capital

What can HB/CTR pay for?

How HB/CTR is paid

Overpayments & Subsidy

Introducing complex areas

Review and close

 

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.

The course will be facilitated by Paula Doherty. Paula is a leading benefits practitioner, the IRRV Education Liaison Officer and a member of the IRRV Scottish Association Executive. Paula is also Chair of the IRRV Welfare Reform Consortium.

The workshop represents excellent value for money, with seminar fees starting at only £165 + VAT.

Every third place from the same organisation booked for this course (and made in the same booking) is entirely free of charge. This is an improvement on the traditional free places offer for training events and will feature throughout 2020 as a special offer to delegates.

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