Surplus Earnings in Universal Credit

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  • 15th September 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Who is this course for?

This course is for experienced local Citizens Advice advisers with a thorough understanding of Universal Credit who are advising UC claimants who may be affected by the surplus earnings rule.


This e-learning module will provide advisers with an understanding of the surplus earnings rule. It will particularly focus on understanding the impact payments under the self-employment income support scheme can have on Universal Credit awards.


At the end of this course you will:

  • Recognise when the surplus earnings rules come into play
  • Understand how to calculate the UC award in Assessment Periods affected
  • Understand the steps UC claimants need to take to preserve their UC entitlement


Event Location


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United Kingdom


Joining Instructions

You will be sent a link to join the training 1-2 working days before the date of the course.

On the day you will be able to join the course 15 minutes before the start time and will go into a waiting room until the trainer admits you.

If you have any difficulty connecting on the day please email us at with a contact phone number and we will try to help.