Assessing Earned Income for Housing Benefit – Local Gov e-learning course

Tackle the major cause of housing benefit income errors, prevent subsidy loss and comply with the Right Benefit Initiative! Improve the way you approach and calculate housing benefit income assessments, as you learn how to process earned income from employed and self-employed earners. By purchasing this course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the area of earned income assessments. Learning topics include:

  • Recognising how to approach earnings received prior to claiming
  • Applying earned income to new claims
  • Applying new employment to existing claims
  • Identifying and resolving hazards and pitfalls in wage slips
  • Calculating an average from any frequency of payment
  • Applying changes to earned income at appropriate times
  • Identifying the regulations regarding earnings

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