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Appealing a Benefits Decision

Once you have made a claim for benefits, it can be an anxious wait until you hear the result. Sometimes, it isn’t what you hoped for. You might be unhappy at the decision that’s been made. If this is the case, then you should consider making a mandatory reconsideration appeal. What is a mandatory reconsideration? […]

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Best Start Grant Guide

What is the best start grant? Have you overheard friends or family members talking about the Best Start Grant? Perhaps you’re wondering exactly what the Best Start Grant is and whether or not you’re eligible to apply? We’re here to explain all with our simple guide to the Best Start Grant. The Best Start Grant […]

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Applying for Universal Credit Scotland

Universal Credit – What you need to know Changes to benefits now mean that Job Seekers Allowance, Housing Benefit and other benefits have been replaced by universal credit. Although this is supposed to make your life simpler, checking your universal credit eligibility and applying can be a bit confusing. That’s where the Citizens Advice Bureau […]