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Universal Credit and Single Parents (Glasgow)

Thu 25 February 2016 @ 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Called ‘a revolution in welfare’ universal credit combines six existing benefits in to one, single monthly payment including housing costs. Universal Credit will start rolling out to families throughout Scotland from May 2016. If you’re wondering what all the fuss is about and want to get to grips with this new benefit, then come to our course for professionals on universal credit and single parents.

The course covers:

  • Claims process
  • Rule of entitlement
  • Claimant commitment
  • Conditionality groups
  • Elements of universal credit
  • Work allowances
  • Simple calculation
  • Additional payment arrangements

This course costs £30 per person. The course will take place at One Parent Families Scotland’s Glasgow Office, 100 Wellington Street, Glasgow G2 6DH, and lasts three hours.

Cheque/Invoice Payments Available

To pay by cheque or to ask to be sent an invoice, just click on the “show other payment options” link above and click the “Pay Offline”button to register. Cheques should be made out to “One Parent Families Scotland”.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing or by email to angela.bruty@opfs.org.uk. No refund can be given if the cancellation is made within 14 days (10 working days) of the course taking place. A 25% charge will made if the cancellation takes place prior to this. A substitute may be made but notification of this should be sent to angela.bruty@opfs.org.uk.


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