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Capita's Housing Benefit in Scotland Conference - Wednesday 5th December 2012, Edinburgh

With the introduction of Universal Credit and direct payments from October 2013, Capita's 2nd National Housing Benefit in Scotland Conference comes at a crucial time to provide guidance on mitigating the risks of impending reform.

 
PRLog - Sep. 24, 2012 - LONDON -- Housing Benefit in Scotland
Wednesday 5th December 2012 – Edinburgh

The introduction of Universal Credit and direct payments from October 2013 will be the biggest change to the welfare system in over 60 years. Capita's 2nd National Housing Benefit in Scotland Conference comes at a crucial time to provide guidance on mitigating the risks of impending reform.

Key experts will provide you with guidance on overcoming the challenges of under occupancy, financial and digital inclusion and improving partnership working with the private rented sector.

Take this opportunity to engage with early adopters and gain advice on implementing strategies in your organisation to manage the transition to the new housing benefits system.

Chaired by: Keith Dryburgh, Social Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Scotland

Speakers Include:   
•Keynote: John Giblin, Housing Delivery Division, Department for Work and Pensions
•Karen Allan, Access to Housing and Customer Strategy Manager, The City of Edinburgh Council
•Graeme Russell, Housing Services Director, Dunedin Canmore Group
•Alison McKenzie-Folan, Director, Policy and Customer, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council
•Natasha Clough, Head of Innovation and Digital Inclusion, BT Digital Champions
•Tony Quinn, Project Coordinator, Greater Easterhouse Money Advice Project
•Carol McHarg, Board Director, First Alliance Ayrshire Credit Union
•Angela McLachlan, Director of Operations, Orchard and Shipman Group

Book Online: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/public-sector-conferen...

Download Brochure: http://www.capitaconferences.co.uk/pdfgen.html?filename=H...

Contact: Naomi.wood@capita.co.uk / 020 7202 0571

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