…. just what I needed to give my Employment Services Team an overview of the benefits system.
James Bird, Head of Employment Services, Linkage Community Trust
Welcome to Social Welfare Training

We provide quality welfare benefits training and consultancy based on legal rights.

Our accredited training and resources support:
  • Poverty reduction
  • Tenancy sustainment
  • Independence for disabled people
  • Getting into work
  • Keeping up with Welfare Reform
  • Staff development

The Solicitors Regulation Authority(SRA) has authorised us to award Continuing Professional Development(CPD) points for solicitors attending our courses. Our allocated CPD reference is EJV/SWTL.

Latest News

Esther McVey has resigned after 10 months in the post of Work and Pensions Secretary. Amber Rudd has replaced her.

 

Labour have criticized the appointment-

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Latest statistics (2016/ 2017) show that the figures for unclaimed means tested welfare benefits remain extremely high.

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More than half of all households receiving a payment of Universal Credit are entitled to support for housing.

Neil Arnott - 30/11/2018

UC is complex! These 3 courses will help you gain expertise (click on the course titles).

NEW Universal Credit- the tricky parts

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