*The webinars will be live but recorded for post-event access or all delegates*

Fairness in Welfare Benefits, two seminars on:

  • Claimant Commitments and Benefit Sanctions (ended)
  • Challenging the recovery of benefit overpayments and hardship payments.

Please see below for more details on the seminars.

Who should attend:

Benefits advisers and caseworkers, benefits lawyers and public lawyers interested in benefits challenges. 

Ticket pricing:

  • Standard ticket: £40
  • Student ticket: £10 – for those in full-time education and booking using a valid university email address.
  • If you are from an organisation with very little or no training budget, or are applying independently and can’t pay, please do sign up via  a free ticket.  Please do note PLP is a charity and relies on income from events as part of its finances, so please do pay if you can.

Claimant Commitments and Benefit Sanctions (ended)

DATE: 22 MAY 2024, 13:00-15:00

This session will cover getting the appropriate Claimant Commitment for your client and avoiding or challenging benefits sanctions including in the First Tier Tribunal.

Speakers:

  • Matthew Ahluwalia, Garden Court
  • Martin Williams, Child Poverty Action Group

Challenging the recovery of benefit overpayments and hardship payments

DATE: 3 June 2024, 10:30-12:00

This session will explain the DWP’s current policy on waiving recovery of benefit overpayments, the impact that overpayment recovery has on claimant benefit awards and the steps that individuals can take to challenge this recovery. This will include a discussion on preparing effective waiver requests and the availability of judicial review as a remedy if a waiver request is refused.  We’ll also look at PLP’s research on the impact and use of deductions by the DWP.

Speakers:

  • Chair: Caroline Selman, Public Law Project 
  • Emma Vincent Miller, Osbornes 
  • Jagna Olejniczak, Citizens Advice 

 


22 May 2024 - 3 June 2024
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Zoom Meeting

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Discounted Ticket - 2 sessions

Price: £60.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £60.00

Access for content - 22 May

Price: £22.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £22.00

Standard Ticket - 3 June

Price: £40.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £40.00

Student Ticket

Price: £20.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £20.00

Free Ticket

Price: £0.00
VAT: £0.00
Total: £0.00

Book a place

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Access for content - 22 May
This is for accessing the content & recording of Claimant Commitments and Benefit Sanctions Webinar
£22.00
Standard Ticket - 3 June
For Challenging the recovery of benefits overpayments and hardship payments session
£40.00
Student Ticket
Intended only for those in full-time education and booking using a valid university email address. (You will have the access to the session content and recording of the Claimant Commitments and Benefit Sanctions webinar)
£20.00
Free Ticket
For those who are from an organisation with very little or no training budget, or are applying independently and can't pay. Please do note PLP is a charity and relies on income from events as part of it's finances, so please do pay if you can.
£0.00

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