This half-day course includes a round up of the latest personal independence payment (PIP) caselaw. Practical examples give advisers the chance to discuss the latest caselaw developments, and consider the impact of recent decisions and other developments on tactics for PIP appeals. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own experiences and ideas.
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings and concentrating on caselaw, this essential one-day course looks at the most important changes in benefit and tax credits law from the previous six months.
Advisers regularly deal with complex areas of social security and tax credits law. This one-day course explores some of the legal skills required by lay advisers, and gives information on different aspects of the legal system.
The course covers:
Legal research skills – finding the law and legal precedents
Using legislation – acts, regulations and caselaw
Using the annotated guides – social security legislation (Sweet and Maxwell)
Information on using the internet for legal research
Martin Williams provides a round-up of the caselaw on when a European Economic Area (EEA) national or her/his family member will have a permanent right of residence as a result of residing in the UK for five years.