Category Archives: Money
An evidence review by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) researchers on the impact of welfare reforms since 2010 found that they affected the income, living standards and opportunities of a number of protected groups – with …
Scottish Government Cabinet Secretaries recently visited OPFS Dundee Family Support Services to launch a public consultation on the new Child Poverty Bill.
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.
A new 7-day waiting period at the start of certain universal credit claims will be introduced from the 03 August 2015.
We have produced a new universal credit factsheet with updated rates for April 2015. It contains information on how the new system works and when/where universal credit is rolling out in Scotland.
From 27th October 2014, new ESA and JSA claimants will have to wait 7 days, rather than 3 before their benefit will be processed.
From today (30 June 2014) parents will be charged for the use of The Child Maintenance Service.
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.