universal credit

Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This session will look at how decisions are made , what mandatory reconsideration is and what direct lodgement means for a client’s rights to appeal. It will explain the new process for challenging a case in relation to clients conditionality, the work capability assessment and sanctions.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This session will explain in great detail how individuals will have certain obligations placed upon them to successfully maintain their claim to benefits and the impact of sanctions on those deemed not to have carried out these actions. It will look at the new 2018 sanctions regime relating to ESA, JSA and Universal Credit.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

Universal Credit has fundamentally changed the legacy means-tested benefits system as we know it. This intensive in depth one-day course will identify which benefits Universal Credit replaces and which remain outside Universal Credit. It will explain the detailed rules of Universal Credit, including the basic conditions of entitlement, financial conditions, benefit caps, under-occupancy penalties and claimant conditionality, including sanctions.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This session will look at how decisions are made, what mandatory reconsideration is and what direct lodgement means for a client’s rights to appeal. It will explain the new process for challenging a case in relation to clients conditionality, the work capability assessment and sanctions.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This comprehensive half day course will train advisers in the key skills required to support clients in preparing for, making and maintaining a Universal Credit account. It covers all aspects of digital support, from online safety to coaching clients digitally. It will also cover the processes and procedures to follow if a vulnerability is identified and an offline claim needs to be made.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This in depth, practical course focuses on all aspects of Universal Credit. Key content includes: what is Universal Credit (e.g. benefit rules, processes, applications, sanctions); changes to and transitions from other benefits and supports (e.g. Housing Benefit); what Universal Credit means for the claimant (e.g. responsibilities and employability); claimant support (e.g. vulnerability, digital support, and financial capability)
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

Universal Credit has fundamentally changed the legacy means-tested benefits systems as we know it. This intensive in depth one day course will identify which benefits Universal Credit replaces and which remain outside Universal Credit. It will explain the detailed rules of Universal Credit, including the basic conditions of entitlement, financial conditions, benefit caps, under-occupancy penalties and claimant conditionality, including sanctions.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This short 90 minute sessions is designed for advisers who have a sound knowledge of Universal Credit and require further information or an update in relation to Student Finance and Universal Credit. This session will cover: how Universal Credit treats student income (Bursaries/Grants), how to calculate awards for students, which elements students are eligible to claim and under what circumstances.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This session will explain in detail how self-employed income is treated by Universal Credit and will include information on the Minimum Income Floor, Surplus Income, Monthly Accounting, Start-up Periods and Conditionality Issues which might impact upon the self-employed.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This 90-minute session will explain how individuals will have certain obligations placed upon them to successfully maintain their claim to benefits and the impact of sanctions on those deemed not to have carried out these actions. It will look at the new 2018 sanctions regime relating to ESA, JSA and Universal Credit.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This FREE half day training session focuses on perhaps the most significant reform to Social Security since the inception of the Welfare State. It provides participants with an overview of which means tested benefits Universal Credit replaces, how entitlement is calculated, how it works for different groups of people interfacing with the benefit and when it will be implemented in the different geographical areas of Northern Ireland. These sessions are available for a limited period. We are offering free sessions in Universal Credit for groups of 10+ but they can only be booked up to the end of May. To book a session or find out more please email [email protected] or call the Training Team on 028 9064 5919.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This FREE half day training session updated for 2019 focuses on perhaps the most significant reform to Social Security since the inception of the Welfare State. It provides participants with an overview of which means tested benefits Universal Credit replaces, how entitlement is calculated, how it works for different groups of people interfacing with the benefit and when it will be implemented in the different geographical areas of Northern Ireland. Please click on the following link to book a place on this session: https://www.adviceni.net/content/free-universal-credit-awareness-sessio…
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

Universal Credit has fundamentally changed the legacy means-tested benefits systems as we know it. This intensive, in-depth one day course will identify which benefits Universal Credit replaces and which remain outside Universal Credit.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This course will provide advisers with the skills required to research and reference up to date information relating to social security benefits and welfare reform.
Belfast
Event
Training/Advice

Advice NI

This fully interactive, multimedia course will train advisers in the key skills required to support clients digitally in preparing for, making and maintaining a Universal Credit account.
Belfast
Organisation
VCSE

2nd Floor, Westgate House
2-4 Queen Street
Belfast
BT1 6ED
United Kingdom

Law Centre NI works to promote social justice in Northern Ireland, using the law as a tool for social change. Since 1977, we have delivered free and independent legal services in social welfare law areas. Our services – legal advice, casework, representation before tribunals and courts – are available to the public and also to advisers working in the advice sector in Northern Ireland.