Factsheets

Universal credit and prison

Your universal credit is affected if you are in prison.

Financial help in the school years

May 2022
Factsheet listing benefits, grants and other financial support available for school age children in Scotland.

Calculating the new Scottish council tax reduction

May 2022
From April 2022 new rules apply for council tax reduction in Scotland that significantly change how the scheme works for some working age claimants. This factsheet provides information about how to calculate ‘main’ council tax reduction for those on a low income under the new rules.

Benefits for resettled Ukrainians

April 2022
This factsheet provides basic information about the rights to benefits for resettled Ukrainians escaping the war. It also provides basic information about the potential impact on the benefits and other entitlements of ‘hosts’ of resettled Ukrainians.

Universal credit for lone parent students

April 2022
This factsheet has information about universal credit for lone parents on a course of education.

Universal credit and students

April 2022
This factsheet explains the rules for students claiming universal credit in Scotland.

Benefits for care experienced students

April 2022
This factsheet is relevant to care experienced students in Scotland.

Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

April 2022
This factsheet sets out the main social security benefits and tax credits that lone parents may be able to claim during a course of education.

Tax credits: moving on to universal credit

April 2022
This factsheet covers the differences between tax credits and universal credit.