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)
- Interpreting legislation
- Information on using the internet for legal research