…. just what I needed to give my Employment Services Team an overview of the benefits system.
James Bird, Head of Employment Services, Linkage Community Trust
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

A recent ESA case(TM v SSWP (ESA) [2018] UKUT 9 (AAC)) has ruled then when we view the descriptors 11-17(part 2) for ESA (Mental, cognitive a

Neil Arnott - 01/03/2018

Training for your team at a location to suit you. We have lots of availability for in house courses this May.

We regularly train in-house throughout England and Wales.


Neil Arnott - 01/03/2018

From 6/4/2018 regulations have changed the support that people with a mortgage get from the benefits system. Instead of a payment the support will now be a loan.


Here are some of the main features-

Neil Arnott - 01/03/2018

Up to now, claimants of Universal Credit with children would be entitled to free school meals. Even recipients who

only get a few pounds of Universal Credit per month....


Neil Arnott - 01/03/2018

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