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;
- legal aid (in the upper tribunal)