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April 2015

Lone Parent Information Hub (South Glasgow)

Tue 07 April 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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Universal Credit Training (Edinburgh)

Thu 23 April 2015 @ 9:30am

Updated for 2015, this course is aimed at professionals working with single parent families who want to understand how universal credit will affect their clients. Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith announced that there will be an accelerated rollout of universal credit to all Jobcentres and local authorities across the country from early 2015. The course covers: The application process Timetable for introduction The individual elements that make up universal credit How the calculation works Sanctions and hardship payments…

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Lone Parent Information Hub (Maryhill)

Thu 30 April 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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May 2015

Lone Parent Information Hub (South Glasgow)

Tue 05 May 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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Lone Parent Information Hub (Shettleston)

Wed 06 May 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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Child Maintenance Service Training (Glasgow)

Thu 21 May 2015 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Now that Child Support Agency cases are being closed, parents will have to make a decision whether to opt for a family-based arrangement or use the new statutory Child Maintenance Service for which there is a charge. This course will help professionals understand how the new system works and prepare parents for the choices they will have to make. This course covers: The mandatory gateway Chargingfor parents with care and non-resident parents How child maintenance is calculated Updating of maintenance…

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Lone Parent Information Hub (Maryhill)

Thu 28 May 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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June 2015

Lone Parent Information Hub (South Glasgow)

Tue 02 June 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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Giving Single Parents a Voice

Tue 02 June 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Our “Giving Single Parents a Voice” event will shine a light on the issues and policy responses that matter most to single parents.

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Lone Parent Information Hub (Shettleston)

Wed 03 June 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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Lone Parent Information Hub (Maryhill)

Thu 18 June 2015 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm

Access help, information, support and advice with confidence building, money and debt advice, work preparation training, access to local resources and welfare rights services.

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Universal Credit Training (Edinburgh)

Thu 25 June 2015 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Updated for 2015, this course is aimed at professionals working with single parent families who want to understand how universal credit will affect their clients. Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith announced that there will be an accelerated rollout of universal credit to all Jobcentres and local authorities across the country from early 2015. The course covers: The application process Timetable for introduction The individual elements that make up universal credit How the calculation works Sanctions and hardship payments…

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July 2015

Universal Credit Training (Glasgow)

Thu 23 July 2015 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Updated for 2015, this course is aimed at professionals working with single parent families who want to understand how universal credit will affect their clients. Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith announced that there will be an accelerated rollout of universal credit to all Jobcentres and local authorities across the country from early 2015. The course covers: The application process Timetable for introduction The individual elements that make up universal credit How the calculation works Sanctions and hardship payments…

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September 2015

Conditionality and Sanctions Training (Edinburgh)

Thu 24 September 2015 @ 9:30am

Single parents are now required to be actively seeking employment once their youngest child turns 5 years. The move from income support to jobseeker’s allowance can be a difficult transition. If you are supporting single parents into employment then you will want to know how to get the best from the claimant commitment and the actions that must be taken to avoid a sanction being imposed. This half day course covers: The process of claiming jobseeker’s allowance The importance of…

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October 2015

Universal Credit Training (Glasgow)

Tue 20 October 2015 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Updated for 2015, this course is aimed at professionals working with single parent families who want to understand how universal credit will affect their clients. Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith announced that there will be an accelerated rollout of universal credit to all Jobcentres and local authorities across the country from early 2015. The course covers: The application process Timetable for introduction The individual elements that make up universal credit How the calculation works Sanctions and hardship payments…

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November 2015

Universal Credit Training (Edinburgh)

Thu 19 November 2015 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Updated for 2015, this course is aimed at professionals working with single parent families who want to understand how universal credit will affect their clients. Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith announced that there will be an accelerated rollout of universal credit to all Jobcentres and local authorities across the country from early 2015. The course covers: The application process Timetable for introduction The individual elements that make up universal credit How the calculation works Sanctions and hardship payments…

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January 2016

Universal Credit and Single Parents (Edinburgh)

Thu 21 January 2016 @ 10:00am - 12:30pm

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…

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February 2016

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…

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March 2016

Universal Credit and Single Parents (Glasgow)

Tue 15 March 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…

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June 2017

North West Glasgow Networking Event

Wed 28 June 2017 @ 1:30pm - 4:40pm

This event is for Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership staff to meet third sector organisations who provide services for children, young people and families in the North-West of Glasgow. The event will help GCHSCP staff to become more familiar with what third sector projects offer. Third sector organisations from the North-West will find out more about what other services provide. Each organisation will have a stand to promote their service. Book a place via Eventbrite here. Or email…

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August 2018

SCoWR Strategy Development Day

Mon 27 August 2018 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm

SCoWR Strategy Development Day With the devolution of new social security powers to Scotland, a new Child Poverty Act, the rollout of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment as well as ongoing cuts and changes to the UK benefits system, it’s been a fast-moving few years in social security policy. The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) invites you to join us for a ‘Members’ Development Day’ to discuss priorities for the campaign over the year ahead, as well as…

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September 2018

Universal Credit for Single Parents in Scotland

Thu 13 September 2018 @ 9:30am - 12:30pm

This free half-day course (3hrs) is aimed at practitioners who have some benefit knowledge and support single parents in their work. The course provides an introduction and overview of universal credit rules for single parents in Scotland. It includes how the calculation works, the claims and payments process, the conditions placed on claimants and matters unique to Scotland. By the end of the course participants will: Know when single parents are affected by universal credit Know which benefits are being…

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Universal Credit for Single Parents in Scotland

Fri 14 September 2018 @ 1:15pm - 4:15pm

This free half-day course (3hrs) is aimed at practitioners who have some benefit knowledge and support single parents in their work. The course provides an introduction and overview of universal credit rules for single parents in Scotland. It includes how the calculation works, the claims and payments process, the conditions placed on claimants and matters unique to Scotland. By the end of the course participants will: Know when single parents are affected by universal credit Know which benefits are being…

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Universal Credit for Single Parents in Scotland

Thu 20 September 2018 @ 1:15pm - 4:15pm

This free half-day course (3hrs) is aimed at practitioners who have some benefit knowledge and support single parents in their work. The course provides an introduction and overview of universal credit rules for single parents in Scotland. It includes how the calculation works, the claims and payments process, the conditions placed on claimants and matters unique to Scotland. By the end of the course participants will: Know when single parents are affected by universal credit Know which benefits are being…

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October 2018

Universal Credit for Single Parents in Scotland

Thu 11 October 2018 @ 9:30am - 12:30pm

This free half-day course (3hrs) is aimed at practitioners who have some benefit knowledge and support single parents in their work. The course provides an introduction and overview of universal credit rules for single parents in Scotland. It includes how the calculation works, the claims and payments process, the conditions placed on claimants and matters unique to Scotland. By the end of the course participants will: Know when single parents are affected by universal credit Know which benefits are being…

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