Social Security Scotland Funeral Support Payment Roadshow

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Solway Suite, Cairndale Hotel

English Street

Dumfries

DG1 2DF

United Kingdom

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Funeral Support Payment Roadshow

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Programme for Funeral Support Payment Event

Registration from 10am. Refreshments available from 10am.

Event begins at 10:30am.

10:30am to 11:15am:

Part 1:

• Background on the transfer of social security powers to Scotland

• Introduction to Social Security Scotland (who we are and what we have done so far)

Part 2

• Policy and eligibility criteria of benefit

- We will explain our widened eligibility by 40%, including what are the qualifying benefits

- We will talk through the key differences between Funeral Support Payment and DWP’s support

-We will run through what payments clients may receive and how payment may be recovered

- We will explain our decision making process

• We will then hold a Question and Answer session on our policy

11:15am-11:30am:

Break time

11:30am-12:15pm:

Part 3:

• Application process:

- We will have a video run-through of online application and explain what questions clients will be asked

- We will discuss what information clients need to provide

- We will have sample copies of the paper forms available for you to look at.

• We will then hold a Question and Answer session on the application process

Part 4

We will talk about what to do if a client believes a decision is wrong

Part 5

• We will talk about our communication and engagement approach

• We will have a showcase of available Comms materials

• We will talk about role of Relationship Leads and National Engagement Team

• We will talk over the ordering process for materials

12:15pm-12:30pm:

Break time

12:30pm-1:00pm:

Part 6:

• We will have a networking session

• There will be an opportunity for you to complete and submit material order forms.

If you cannot attend this date, feel free to have a look at alternative dates and locations we have on offer:

1st August – Hamilton - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64294658053

6th August – Edinburgh - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64297090328

8th August – Perth - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64297031151

9th August – Teleconference - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-teleconference-tickets-64297170568

12th August – Glasgow - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64295259853

13th August – Aberdeen - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64295711203

16th August – Webinar - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-webinar-tickets-64297323024

19th August – Falkirk - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64296768365

20th August – Teleconference - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-teleconference-tickets-64297244790

22nd August – Inverness - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64296825536

27th August – Kilmarnock - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64296939878

28th August – Paisley - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-security-scotland-funeral-support-payment-roadshow-tickets-64295123445

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Solway Suite, Cairndale Hotel

English Street

Dumfries

DG1 2DF

United Kingdom

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