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On-line Workshop: Lost Job? Benefits during COVID-19

An increasing number of workers are being made redundant. But what benefits can they claim? Many have been told to claim Universal Credit - but this may not be their only option.

This workshop looks at the different benefit options that people finishing work may have and the factors to consider when working out what is best for them.
It also looks at the different types of payments someone may receive on finishing work and how these are treated. 


Is Universal Credit their only option?
New-Style Jobseekers Allowance
Claiming UC - how final earnings / payments from work affect an award
What about redundancy payments?
What's expected of them, given social distancing?
What advice? case studies
Action Plan

Led by experts, this workshop is one in our range of online workshops that explore the detail of current Universal Credit  'hot topics'.

Designed to be engaging, informative and interactive, the workshops enable participants to gain a deeper understanding of the topic area.

Each workshop will last between 90 and 120 minutes, and will include a presentation, Q&A session, exercises to reinforce learning, discussion of useful tools and an action plan.

With a maximum of 12 on each workshop, participants have the opportunity to delve into some of the current issues affecting UC claimants so that they are able to offer appropriate help and advice.


Tuesday 16th June, 2pm-4pm

Wednesday 17th June, 10am-12pm 


Cost: £49+vat per place       Duration: 90-120 minutes


To find out how to book a place (or two) please click here.