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Universal Credit

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This day will explore the rules for Universal Credit, what is different from the current benefit system and the rational for changing it.

The session will also consider concerns about the operation of Universal Credit and how advisers can assist in overcoming these.

The course will cover:

  • Universal Credit entitlement rules
  • Rules regarding childcare costs 
  • The housing cost element and Alternative Payment Arrangements; DWP Help with Budgeting 
  • How Universal Credit claimant will be helped to manage their money 
  • Calculating Universal Credit
  • Local housing allowance, Under Occupation in Social Housing Sector and the Benefit Cap and Universal Credit 
  • Sanctions and challenging decisions
  • What conditions attach to a claimant's claim
  • Recent concerns about the impact of Universal Credit


Cost: £69.95 plus VAT

Trainer: John Shortridge

Date: 27/11/2020

Richmond Fellowship
80 Holloway Road
N7 8JG