Barbara Donegan

  • UC: value for money?

    Issue 265 (August 2018)

    Barbara Donegan describes an independent report which raises some fundamental questions about the operation of universal credit (UC).

  • Training for trainers

    training course

    This two-day course aims to increase the skills and confidence of those new to training and to allow more experienced trainers to re-examine their style and methods.


    The course covers:


    • How adults learn
    • How to design and plan a course
    • Methods and techniques that make training interesting, varied and enjoyable
    • Dealing with difficult situations
    • How to run a training session


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  • The HB family premium: new claims, new problems

    Issue 254 (October 2016)

    Barbara Donegan describes some fine but important details regarding continuing entitlement to the family premium in housing benefit (HB).