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Universal credit update and tactics

CPAG in Scotland

Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced advisers to get up to date with the latest developments. You will be able to share experiences of universal credit and discuss legal and practical approaches to best support clients.

The course covers:

• Changes made as a result of the coronavirus outbreak

• Other changes to the law and recent caselaw affecting UC

• Current legal challenges

• Common practical problems in UC and approaches to tackle them

This course is aimed at experienced advisers confident about covering issues in detail.

This 'one-day equivalent' experienced level course will be delivered online over two mornings as follows;

21 October 2020

10.00 - 11.15 training session delivered via Zoom

11.15 - 11.45 break

11.45 - 1.00 training session delivered via Zoom

22 October 2020

Repeat of day 1 schedule

09:00, 21st October - 12:00, 22nd October 2020
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