South West London Law Centres are continuing to offer informative money matters webinars for carers this month, although anyone is welcome to join. Specialist staff will be on camera leading these live, hour-long sessions where participants are not on camera but can ask questions in the chat box. Register in advance by clicking on the link after the course description and after registering you will receive a confirmation email and joining instructions. 
 

Universal Credit - An Overview
Friday 5 November 2021
3.30pm - 4.30pm

This is an introduction to Universal Credit as a claimant, covering eligibility and how to claim. Register at: 
https://bit.ly/3jythlc 
 
Switching & Saving Workshop
Monday 8 November 2021
10.30am - 11.30am 
This will focus on how to use online switching websites and a look at services you could switch to get them cheaper including gas, electricity, phones, TV packages, broadband and insurance. Register at:  https://bit.ly/3jB94eh 
 
Disability Benefits
Friday 11 November 2021
11.30am - 12.30pm
This webinar is aimed at those who are considering claiming disability benefits but want more information about them. It will cover Disability Living Allowance (for children/young people up to 16), Personal Independence Payment (18-65) and Attendance Allowance (for 65+), the criteria for claiming them and what to consider when filling in your application form. The webinar will include useful information to help you fill in your form, including links to websites to get information about claims, where to find help to fill in your form if you don’t feel you can manage it on your own and the criteria the decision makers will consider for each of the benefits. Register at: 
https://bit.ly/3nsLcKV 
 
Making your Money Go Further
Wednesday 24 November 2021
10.00am - 11.00am
This webinar is aimed at those on a low income and will help you find out the long-term actions you can take to reduce your expenditure. There will also be an overview of the possible benefits you can claim in different situations and some of the charity grants that are available to help you overcome specific hurdles, for example being unable to afford a new washing machine. Register at: 
https://bit.ly/3b89bcF