19 February 2020
Confused about whether students can claim benefits? About whether they have to claim universal credit or can stay on 'legacy' benefits like tax credits and housing benefit?
19 February 2020
Our annual welfare rights conference returns to Glasgow on 12 June; delegate places and exhibitions stands now available to book
17 February 2020
We are recruiting for a Glasgow Child Poverty Co-ordinator
10 February 2020
Our legal team has had a busy start to the new year. Last week we learned we had been successful in our High Court case challenging the fact that the higher rate of bereavement support payment for families with children is currently only paid if a spouse or civil partner dies, and not when the couple were not married or in a civil partnership. This follows a similar challenge to the previous widowed parent’s allowance – the Supreme Court found in favour of a mother and her four children in that case, but, although the law is not compatible with human rights law, the government has still not resolved the issue.
04 February 2020
Some places available to book on this course on 18 February in Glasgow
29 January 2020
All courses are now available to book online.
28 January 2020
A £2 million National Lottery-backed project to support children’s learning and ease financial pressure on low-income parents starts today (Tuesday 28th January) with 128 schools across the UK set to take action over the next three years.
22 January 2020
Read the results of an evaluation, commissioned by NHS Health Scotland, which shows the positive impact that the Cost of the School Day project has had on school and local authority child poverty awareness, policy and practice.
14 January 2020
Book on our PIP and attendance allowance - an introduction, or Challenging PIP decisions training courses in January
13 January 2020
Book on our popular 2-day training course on 22 and 23 January 2020