Welfare Reform: The Essentials - outline
The changes in 2019 present a new challenge to claimants and advisers alike. New opportunities are opened up to avoid UC, whereas there are still plenty problems areas to investigate. Then there's the challenge of Managed Migration pilot. This course bring participants up to date with the main changes and enables them to advice their residents on the best ways of avoiding pitfalls and problems, to ensure they are getting all the benefits that they are entitled to.
This course assumes delegates have a basic understanding of UC, how it is claimed, assessed and paid.
Plan of day
9.35am New 'SDP Gateway'
What are the rules?
'Taking advantage' of the rules
Which UC claimants will get a Transitional Payment?
11.00am Two Child Limit - Refresher
How the rules work under differently under UC
Which children are 'protected'?
What happens when two families join together?
12.00noon Pension age and UC
Mixed age couples - rules to change from May 2019
Child Elements in Pension Credit
What happens when on UC and turn pension age?
1.30pm UC: Managed Migration & Transitional Protection
1.45pm Current problems with UC
3.00pm Workers and UC
Case law update
3.30pm Overview of other 2018/19 UC changes
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