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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Overpayment of Benefit

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one day course provides an introduction to the new and existing rules on recovering benefit overpayments.

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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Conditionality and Sanctions

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course provides an understanding of the current conditionality regime for claimants of JSA and ESA.

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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Judicial Review

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one day course gives advisers and lawyers a clear understanding of the use of judicial review for challenging decisions that affect benefit and tax claimants.

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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    ESA Appeals

    Child Poverty Action Group

    The ESA Appeals course is a one-day course that looks at appeal issues and tactics for Employment and Support Allowance; including the developing body of case law.

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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Destitution

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course covers the issues that frequently cause clients to be left without any income and focuses on the practical steps advisers can take to get their clients benefits in... Read more

  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Universal Credit for Job Seekers

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course looks at Universal Credit for the main group who will be affected initially as it rolls out; single people making a new claim who would otherwise claim... Read more

  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Welfare Reform What You Need to Know

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course provides advisers with an opportunity to get the latest information on welfare reform; discuss how the changes are impacting on their clients and suggest possible... Read more

  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Introduction to Welfare Rights

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This five-day course provides advisers with a thorough introduction to means-tested benefits; universal credit and tax credits.

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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Dealing with Delays

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course looks at the legal and practical issues faced in trying to resolve issues of delay when advising benefit and tax credit claimants.

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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Benefits for Young People

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course helps advisers get to grips with the complex and changing benefit rules relating to young people.

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  • Compassion in Dying

    Module 1 - The three tools for planning ahead: an introduction

    Compassion in Dying

    This training is part of our My Life; My Decision project; funded by the Big Lottery?s Silver Dreams Fund. This session is the first in a series of five modules. It will give... Read more

  • Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    Retrofitting Buildings for Energy Efficiency

    Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    To provide a detailed knowledge of the refurbishment and improvement of existing buildings to make them more sustainable; reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency

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More information about Public

The UK public sector is a major component of the total UK economy. According to Open University research, public expenditure in 2008/09 amounted to £618bn and constituted 48% of GDP. The public sector employs just under 6 million personnel (approx. 19% of total UK workforce) and is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of public services including: pensions and benefits (28%), health (18%), emergency services, law enforcement, and education (13%).

According to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), the UK voluntary sector contributes £11.7 billion to the UK economy, and employs approximately 765,000 (2.7%) of the total 27.9million UK workforce.

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