....a great way to promote a methodical approach to identifying the relevant benefits.
Jenny Arokiasamy, Family Info. Advice Manager, Merton Council
Welcome to Social Welfare Training

We provide quality welfare benefits training and consultancy based on legal rights.

Our accredited training and resources support:
  • Poverty reduction
  • Tenancy sustainment
  • Independence for disabled people
  • Getting into work
  • Keeping up with Welfare Reform
  • Staff development

The Solicitors Regulation Authority(SRA) has authorised us to award Continuing Professional Development(CPD) points for solicitors attending our courses. Our allocated CPD reference is EJV/SWTL.

Latest News

The government made £billions of cuts to Housing Benefit (which has been passed into Universal Credit housing costs), over the years after 2010.

Neil Arnott - 06/03/2019

In our Social Welfare Training February newsletter, we explained how mixed aged couples would not be allowed

Neil Arnott - 06/03/2019

UCFS Post Canterbury BC, Nutwood House, Chaucer Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1ZZ

Shared by one of our Universal Credit course participants-

Neil Arnott - 06/03/2019

To read more, click the article title.

Lucy Mannings - 08/03/2019
Carol Buckley - 06/03/2019
Louise Chilcott - 06/03/2019
Celebrating over 10 years of Advice & Support


NEW Universal Credit-the tricky parts 2019

London 25/03/2019
Cardiff 26/03/2019
Birmingham 01/04/2019
Manchester 02/04/2019
London 23/09/2019
Cardiff 24/09/2019
Birmingham 30/09/2019
Manchester 01/10/2019

Benefits and Mental Health 2019

London 23/04/2019
Cardiff 24/04/2019
Birmingham 29/04/2019
Manchester 30/04/2019

Housing Costs and Universal Credit 2019

London 13/05/2019
Cardiff 14/05/2019
Birmingham 20/05/2019
Manchester 21/05/2019

Introduction to Welfare Benefits 2019

London 09/09/2019
Cardiff 10/09/2019
Birmingham 16/09/2019
Manchester 17/09/2019

Overview of Universal Credit 2019

London 14/10/2019
Cardiff 16/10/2019
Birmingham 21/10/2019
Manchester 22/10/2019

Benefits for Older People 2019

London 04/11/2019
Cardiff 06/11/2019
Birmingham 11/11/2019
Manchester 12/11/2019

Presenting as 'sick'- the WCA under Universal Credit and ESA 2019

London 18/11/2019
Cardiff 20/11/2019