FREE EVENTS - Universal Credit is Here!

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How many more local authorities are going live with Universal Credit before the General Election? 25? 50?

It’s actually 77. 

Do you know which? Or when you might first encounter a client on Universal Credit? What do you need to know about how the new benefit will affect your organisation and your clients?

Join us to find out more about Universal Credit, receive updates on the sector update and share experiences with peers.

Universal Credit is being introduced in stages and will replace certain benefits in parts of the UK. Clients may fit the criteria if they are on a low income or out of work. Geoffrey Ferres, Sitra’s expert on Welfare Reform, will guide you through the changes to Universal Credit and take questions.

Let us provide you with relevant information so you can inform colleagues and clients about Universal Credit and how it will affect them.

Event Programme

12:00pm Lunch and networking
12:30pm Welcome to the event and update on Sitra’s Activities
1:00pm Special Guest Speaker
1:45pm Break and networking
2:00pm Geoffrey Ferres: Universal Credit
3:00pm Open Discussion
3:30pm Vic Rayner, CEO Closing Comments and networking

This event is Free – Book today (tell us the date and location!) to secure your place (

Dates and locations near you:


Event Date

Sitra HQ, Vauxhall

Wednesday 21 January 2015


Tuesday 3 February  2015

St. Vincent's HA

Tuesday 10 February 2015

York Council for Voluntary Services

Tuesday 24 February 2015

Woodmill Centre 

Tuesday 10 March 2015

Bishops Hull House 

Tuesday 22 April 2015


More dates and locations coming soon!

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