Updated 21 June 2018 Single parents working 16 hours, or more, per week can claim help with registered childcare costs from HMRC. This help is paid as part of working tax credit. The amount you get depends on your circumstances. …
What is the benefit cap, and will it affect you?
HMRC is working with a company called Concentrix to check tax credits claims are correct and up to date.
#ProudSingleParents social media campaign has being launched by Opfs to celebrate the diversity, skills and proud moments about being a single parent. Thus challenging the stigma that many single parents have reported to have experienced. We want people and policy makers to reconsider the stereotypes portrayed about single parents being teenagers and scroungers.
A survey looking to understand how you and your child spend time playing.
It is with deep sadness that we must announce the death of Susan Rew, who passed away on Friday 12th February
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of the much admired Susan Rew, who passed away unexpectedly on Friday 12th February
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.
In its evidence to the Welfare Reform Committee on the ‘Future Delivery of Social Security in Scotland’, OPFS says that it is disappointed that the Scotland Bill would “limit the Scottish Parliament’s ability to develop newly devolved powers in an autonomous way”.
Our new survey into single parents and further education threw up a few surprises about why so few single parents enter education.
OPFS are pleased to welcome Jen Paice, Chief Executive of the tenancy deposit scheme, SafeDeposits Scotland, as our new Chair of the Board of Directors.