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Latest Updates

Cliff Edge Coalition calls on Political Party Leaders to pledge to extend welfare reform mitigations

20th October, 2021

The Cliff Edge Coalition has written to the leaders of Northern Ireland’s five largest political parties seeking a public commitment from each to ensure urgently needed legislation to extend welfare reform mitigations,

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Introductory training on Benefits, Personal Independence Payment and Universal Credit

26th October, 2021

We have a range of courses available to suit your needs: An Introduction to Benefits, An...

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OCN Level 3 Online Certificate in Generalist Advice - dates added

21st September, 2021

This nationally accredited qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to develop...

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OCN Level 4 in Tribunal Representation

13th October, 2021

The OCN Level 4 in Tribunal Representation guarantees to improve your representation...

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For an overview of this and some other recent Social Security Commissioner Decisions, see our autumn Social Securit…

We are recruiting for a Director of Innovation and Engagement, along with a number of other exciting roles. If you…

Check out our Careers page for current Law Centre NI jobs. We're looking for: Director of Legal Services and Sen…

Learn about this and more in our autumn Social Security Law and Practice Bulletin:

Very welcome news. This is legislation which will make a huge difference to social security benefit claimants wh…