The Advice Dorset Partnership provides a programme of events and training locally.  Currently (2021) events are online.

Benefits Forum: Thursday 15 July 2021 – presentations

Benefits updates from the DWP, the Local Authority Benefits team, Citizens Advice and other agencies.

It’s 2 years since the last Advice Dorset Partnership Benefit Forum in June 2019, and is fair to say that a lot has changed since then…..! If you weren’t able to attend the event on 15 July, or want to go through them again, the presentations are here:

One issue raised was recent evidence of the DWP contacting people shortly before a benefit appeal to ‘make an offer’. Here is a recent article from the Law Gazette: