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Child Disability Payment

Are you a carer for a child with a disability in Scotland? If so, you may be eligible for support via the first new Scottish disability benefit, the Child Disability Payment. And this new payment is due to launch nationally on 22 November 2021. Child Disability Payment Social Security Scotland is launching this benefit scheme […]

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Coronavirus and tenant rights in Scotland 

Coronavirus has led to many people in Scotland losing their regular income. As jobs have vanished, people who previously had regular income now find themselves in a precarious position. Making sure you have enough money to pay the basics each month can be hard. Many are finding it to be impossible, and are struggling to […]

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School grants in Scotland

August is the time that many people dread, yet many others can’t wait for – back to school! Once the summer break is over, it’s time to get on with studying again. However making sure your child has everything needed to really take advantage of what schools can offer can be hard. Not all families […]

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Setting up Power of Attorney in Scotland

Guide to setting up a power of attorney You’ve probably heard the words ‘power of attorney’ and immediately dismissed it as something your 84-year-old grandma needs. That’s just not true though! Power of attorney (known also as a lasting power of attorney) is something everyone should have, particularly if you’re married or living with a […]

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Separation and Divorce when Children are Involved

When a relationship comes to an end, it can be a very difficult time. There are many emotions to deal with, along with lots of practicalities to sort out. When children are involved this can be more complicated, due to issues such as childcare and money. If you’re looking for advice on separation, divorce and […]