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Debt Action Helps Client to Keep His Family Home
The client called our Debt Action service.
He was married with two children, self-employed and a homeowner. Although, the client’s mortgage and other priorities were up-to-date, he was concerned about the level of his non-priority debt.
Working for change
Our Head of Policy, Kevin Higgins, spoke with Mark Carruthers on Sunday Politics Northern Ireland about the looming March 2020 mitigations cliff edge.
16 December 2019 - 10:00This one day, introductory level course will provide generalist advisers with an overview of: • How to access Social Rented Housing • The rights of Social Rented Tenants (including repair) • The rights and responsibilities of Private Rental Tenants and Landlords (including repair) • Grants and...
17 December 2019 - 10:00This session will look at how decisions are made , what mandatory reconsideration is and what direct lodgement means for a client’s rights to appeal. It will explain the new process for challenging a case in relation to clients conditionality, the work capability assessment and sanctions.
20 January 2020 - 10:00Following from the Debts in the Courts skilled level course (which is a pre-requisite), this discussion based, and practical day will develop your core tactical knowledge and skills to help clients. Learn how to effectively represent your client debts in legal proceedings. The course is accredited...
22 January 2020 - 10:00This course is to prepare managers and advisers for the Northern Ireland Advice Quality Standard. It will provide a practical guide to improve the quality of case recording and how to evidence continuous personal development. It will also cover the Advice NI recommended quality assurance activities...
23 January 2020 - 10:00
The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related...
23 January 2020 - 10:00The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related tasks...
10 December 2019 - 13:52We're offering free, half-day training sessions on Universal Credit for groups of 10 or more.
09 December 2019 - 16:23Advice NI are now offering tribunal representation for those living in the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council Area.
28 November 2019 - 12:19