.... would highly recommend their service to others.
Alison Finn, Senior Benefit and Money Advice Office, East Riding of Yorkshire 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 is currently making changes to the way social rented sector tenants have their Housing Benefit assessed.

One change is unusual in that it applies to new tenants who sign up now but only from 2018-

Neil Arnott - 22/09/2016

The government announced in the Summer Budget 2015 that it would be making around £13 billion in cuts to the Benefit System.

We now have more detail on changes to the Benefits Cap-

Neil Arnott - 22/09/2016

We have some spare stocks this year of our colour 2016/2017 Benefit Rates Poster for professionals and would like to offer you up to 10 free copies. 


Neil Arnott - 20/09/2016

Rollout - the government has given us some complex detail- '

Neil Arnott - 13/09/2016

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Introduction to Welfare Benefits 2016

Birmingham 27/09/2016
London 28/09/2016
London 17/10/2016
Manchester 18/10/2016

Universal Credit 2016

Cardiff 10/10/2016
Birmingham 11/10/2016
London 12/10/2016
Manchester 19/10/2016

Maximising Housing Benefit 2016

Cardiff 07/11/2016
London 09/11/2016
Birmingham 14/11/2016
Manchester 15/11/2016

PIP 2016- challenging decisions- workshop

Manchester 16/11/2016
Cardiff 21/11/2016
Birmingham 22/11/2016
London 23/11/2016

Welfare Benefit Appeals 2016

London 06/12/2016
Manchester 07/12/2016
Cardiff 12/12/2016
Birmingham 13/12/2016