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Keeping abreast of the Housing Benefit changes -- the latest information
Tuesday 13th June 2017

* A key workshop from IRRV Scotland *

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Tuesday 13th June 2017

Valid for IRRV CPD Points

* INCLUDES FREE PLACES SPECIAL OFFER *

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Course background

At the request of local authorities, IRRV is running this workshop to give attendees an in-depth overview of the latest key information and changes within the Housing Benefit Scheme. The course has been designed around requests from local authorities as follows :

Aim 

The workshop is ideally suited to staff who are working in the Housing Benefit and wider welfare arena and who would benefit from an update on current developments within Housing Benefit. The workshop will also cover some examples of the mirrored impact within Universal Credit.

The programme includes:

  • Impacts of the new Benefit Cap. Case Studies.
  • ESA WRAC removal for new claimants
    • Impacts for HB admin and awards
    • Impacts for customers and landlords
  • 2 Child limit in Housing Benefit
    • Exemptions
    • Reductions in Child Tax Credits
    • Identifying cases for action
    • Impacts for customers
  • Review, questions and closure

The day is designed to be interactive and to promote and share best practice and experience.

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 and the Institute’s Education Liaison Officer for Scotland.Paula is also Chair of the IRRV Welfare Reform Consortium.

SPECIAL OFFER 

Every fourth place from the same organisation booked for this course (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 in this brochure and applies to the lowest cost place.

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Any queries?
If you have any queries, please contact

Fraser Macpherson,
IRRV Development Manager,
2A Argyle Street,
Dundee,
DD4 7AL


Telephone/Fax – 01382 456029
email - scotland@irrv.org.uk

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