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 provides 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