Introduction to welfare benefits

Delivered by an experienced solicitor, this training session provides an introduction to welfare benefits, giving a basic overview. The session will be of assistance to those who intend to advise clients on their rights, and act as a preparatory session for those who wish to go on to prepare and/or present cases in tribunal.

The session covers:

  • introduction to welfare benefits, including Personal Independence Payment, Employment Support Allowance and Universal Credit;
  • entitlement, including financial thresholds;
  • appeals;
  • remedies;
  • legal aid (in the upper tribunal)



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Monday, November 4, 2019

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Monday, November 4, 2019