...opportunity to extend the support and advice given to clients
Dan Vassallo, Westminster Drugs Project
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

Have your say on how UC is going- (deadline 20/3/2017) Rt Hon Frank Field MP, C

Neil Arnott - 09/03/2017

New law will apply from 3/ 4/2017 removing the Work Related Activity Component for new claimants of ESA.  The Support Component if applicable will remain payable.  

Neil Arnott - 09/03/2017

In response to two test cases ,  the government has changed the law to alter the wording concerning two PIP descriptors.  Click on the link in the last sentence to see how- 

Neil Arnott - 09/03/2017

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Louise Chilcott - 17/03/2017
Jane Davey - 17/03/2017
Jane Davey - 17/03/2017
Louise Chilcott - 16/03/2017

Courses

Benefits for Older People 2017

Birmingham 24/04/2017
London 25/04/2017
Manchester 27/04/2017
Cardiff 28/04/2017

Welfare Reform- Benefit Updater 2017

Birmingham 08/05/2017
London 09/05/2017
Cardiff 10/05/2017
Manchester 23/05/2017

PIP 2017- challenging decisions- workshop

Birmingham 15/05/2017
London 16/05/2017
Cardiff 17/05/2017
Manchester 24/05/2017

Universal Credit 2017

Birmingham 19/06/2017
Cardiff 21/06/2017
Manchester 22/06/2017
London 26/06/2017

Introduction to Welfare Benefits 2017

London 18/09/2017
Cardiff 19/09/2017
Birmingham 25/09/2017
Manchester 26/09/2017
London 02/10/2017