27 August 2019
A new blog by the Early Warning System explains why claiming childcare costs in universal credit may not always be straightforward
Best Start foods, Scottish child payment and more.
22 August 2019
CPAG in Scotland responded to this consultation to highlight the need to consider social security policy alongside housing policy
21 August 2019
CPAG in Scotland responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on improving temporary accommodation standards to highlight the need to incorporate the impact of social security changes into guidance on the standards.
This factsheet provides an overview of universal credit and summarises the main rules affecting claimants.
20 August 2019
As the school year starts again, parents will be sending their wee ones off to school or nursery and will perhaps be thinking about moving into work themselves. For lots of people this will also involve turning to universal credit for help to pay with childcare costs. A new report from CPAG in Scotland’s Early Warning System suggests for some parents and childcare providers claiming universal credit childcare costs may be not be entirely straightforward.
20 August 2019
Financial support to low income families to pay for childcare through working tax credits is being replaced by the childcare element of universal credit. This Early Warning System report examines the impact of this change on parents and childcare providers.
This factsheet has information about universal credit for lone parents on a course of education.
A new payment card for pregnant women and families with a child under 3 in Scotland