Delays, complaints and administrative issues*
Are benefit administration issues taking up valuable time? Do you want to learn how to become more effective at dealing with them? This course explores ways of addressing delay and administrative issues in DWP and local authority systems to get the best result for your clients. It also considers how to use complaints procedures, the Ombudsman service and legal arguments and how to select the best method for your client.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- identify causes of delay and maladministration in benefit claim systems and the problems this results in for claimants and advisers and options available to assist clients
- identify ways to solve problems using legal arguments
- explain how to access and use complaints and compensation schemes, the Independent Case Examiner and Ombudsman
- recognise the value of liaison and social policy work with local DWP and local authority offices
|Intermediate||5 Hours||LA9, LA49, LA50|
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Dates and venues
Duration one day 10.00am to 4.00pm
|13T1DCI2||09 July 2013||Birmingham|
|13T1DCI3||11 July 2013 - Advice Leeds training||Leeds|
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