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Introduction to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth 

Valid for IRRV CPD Points

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SPECIAL OFFER – 4th PLACE FREE!

At the request of local authorities, IRRV is again running this popular workshop to give a foundation level introduction to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction.

Aim

To introduce the subjects of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction and place them in context.

The course is aimed at relatively new staff or any staff who require a refresher in the legislation and administration of HB/CTR schemes.

Programme 

  • Introductions
  • What is HB & CTR?
  • How HB/CTR is claimed
  • The Calculation - Basics
  • Income & Capital
  • What can HB/CTR pay for?
  • How HB/CTR is paid
  • Overpayments & Subsidy
  • Introducing complex areas
  • Review and close
     

The day is designed to be interactive and promotes sharing of knowledge and best practice. Timings are indicative and are subject to change on the day.

COURSE LEADER : PAULA DOHERTY

The course will be facilitated by Paula Doherty. Paula is a leading benefits practitioner, the IRRV Education Liaison Officer and a member of the IRRV Scottish Association Executive.

Paula is also Chair of the IRRV Welfare Reform Consortium.

Value for money seminar :

The workshop represents excellent value for money, with seminar fees starting at only £145 + VAT. This includes lunch, refreshments, and training materials.

As places are limited, early booking is recommended. The IRRV regrets that, under normal circumstances, delegate fees cannot be refunded. However, delegate substitutions may be made at no cost at any time prior to the Seminar, subject to these being notified to the Institute.

SPECIAL OFFER – 4th PLACE FREE!

Every fourth place from the same organisation booked for this course (and made in the same booking) is entirely free of charge. Please note that, due to the demand for places, this offer applies only to the course detailed in this brochure and applies to the lowest cost place.

How to Book :

Please download and  complete the booking form and send/fax it to the address above.

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You may also e-mail bookings to scotland@irrv.org.uk. Full joining instructions will be sent to delegates once a booking form has been received.

If you have any queries about the course listed, please contact

\Fraser Macpherson, IRRV Development Manager, 2a Argyle Street, Dundee, DD4 7AL – Telephone/Fax – 01382 456029; email – scotland@irrv .org.uk

 

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