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SCOTLAND WEBINAR: At a premium - transitional SDP element unpicked

CPAG in Scotland

This event is in the past

The latest in CPAG in Scotland’s series of specialist webinars focuses on the transitional SDP element in universal credit.

The government was compelled to introduce this amount to protect the incomes of severely disabled people when moving onto universal credit from legacy benefits under the natural migration process. This webinar aims to provide tips on maximising income and making sure your clients do not miss out. It will share tactics for avoiding pitfalls when circumstances change.

This webinar will look at:

Transitional SDP element explained

What is the transitional SDP element in universal credit

Who can get it and how much is it

Missing severe disability premium

What happens if personal independence payment or adult disability payment is awarded after moving onto universal credit

Backdating transitional SDP element

Changes of circumstances

When the transitional SDP element is eroded

When the transitional SDP element ends

14:00-16:30, 8 June 2022
Pauline Chalmers
Families & young people
Various - see website