….enabled me to give clear instruction and guidance to the staff team.
Maxine Foster, Services Manager, Advance UK
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

Getting sanctioned when on JSA is very common.
How can you help clients who struggle with their JSA claimant commitment?

Neil Arnott - 01/08/2017

The government has said it plans to-

'merge 68 smaller jobcentres into larger or underused ones nearby

Neil Arnott - 01/08/2017

Hardship payments are often payable where a client has been sanctioned and has no other income/ savings to rely on. Often they are paid at 60% of the personal allowance(or sometimes 80%).

Neil Arnott - 01/08/2017

Housing Benefit guidance has been issued to try to reduce the misdirection by Benfit Authorities for clients with more than 2 children in di

Neil Arnott - 01/08/2017

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Anne Leese - 07/08/2017
Ged Atkins - 01/08/2017
Paul Smeaton - 31/07/2017


Introduction to Welfare Benefits 2017

London 18/09/2017
Cardiff2 19/09/2017
Birmingham 25/09/2017
Manchester 26/09/2017
London 02/10/2017

Benefits for Older People 2017

Manchester 27/09/2017
Birmingham 09/10/2017
Cardiff2 10/10/2017
London 16/10/2017

Universal Credit 2017

London 17/10/2017
London 06/11/2017
Cardiff2 07/11/2017
Birmingham 14/11/2017
Manchester 15/11/2017

Welfare Reform- Benefit Updater 2017

Birmingham 20/11/2017
Manchester 21/11/2017
London 27/11/2017
Cardiff2 28/11/2017

Welfare Benefit Appeals 2017

London 04/12/2017
Cardiff2 05/12/2017
Birmingham 11/12/2017
Manchester 12/12/2017