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Income maximisation for older people

CPAG in 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 maximise income.

The course covers:

• State pension

• Who is eligible for pension credit

• How to work out guarantee credit entitlement

• Claiming pension credit and getting paid

• Benefit checks for older people and ways to maximise income

• How income and pension pots affect pension credit

• How universal credit affects benefits for older people

• How disability benefits are affected as state pension age rises

This ‘one-day equivalent’ course will be delivered online over two mornings as follows;

30 March 2021

10.00 - 11.15 training session delivered via Zoom

11.15 - 11.45 break

11.45 - 1.00 training session delivered via Zoom

31 March 2021

Repeat of day 1 schedule

This is a practical course, delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and group discussion.

10:00, 30th March - 13:00, 31st March 2021
Jo Blyth
Social justice & poverty
Various - see website