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Wandsworth Advice Training - Introduction to universal credit

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Wandsworth Town Hall

Wandsworth High Street

London

SW18 2PU

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A complete introduction to the new system, including calculation of payments and their digital management. By the end of the course participants will:

• Understand the background to Universal Credit and why it is being introduced

• Know how the gateway conditions and the full digital service operate

• Know which benefits are being abolished and which benefits remain

• Know how the cultural aspects of Universal Credit affect claimants on the old system

• Understand how Universal Credit amounts are worked out;

• Be able to understand a typical Universal Credit award letter;

• Be able to help people who cannot manage a single monthly payment of benefit

• Understand work-related conditions for both Universal Credit and existing benefits and how to deal with sanctions;

• Be able to advise people affected by the cap on total benefits;

• Be able to initiate an appeal

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Wandsworth Town Hall

Wandsworth High Street

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SW18 2PU

United Kingdom

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