Category Archives: Work
OPFS responds to news that the Scottish Government will not be required to use sanctions on new work programme
OPFS’ Director responds to the DWP announcement that Scottish Government will not be required to use sanctions on the new devolved work programme.
We’ve updated our single parent factsheets for 2016. They are now available for download.
From April 2016, there will be a number of changes introduced to the benefit system that will affect single parent families in Scotland. Find out how these might affected you.
Our third information pack, ‘Going Back to Work’, is now available. It guides parents through the financial implications of returning to work and the childcare options open to them.
We’ve redesigned some of our most popular publications. New for April 2014 with the updated benefits and tax credits rates are two information packs: ‘Separation and Divorce: Sorting it Out’ and ’ Money for Single Parents’, with a third, ‘Going Back to Work’, to follow shortly.