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Young Carer Grant pays out over £490,000 since launch

22 September 2020

Over 1,710 young carers in Scotland have qualified for the Young Carer Grant according to the latest statistics published today. This is a ...

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Social Security Scotland secures Dundee Headquarters

16 September 2020

The new premises provides space for an additional 600 employees

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Our latest Client Diversity and Equalities statistics

15 September 2020

Today official statistics were published on our Client Diversity and Equalities analysis covering the period 9 December 2019 to 31 May 2020.

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Our Corporate Parenting Champions Group

11 September 2020

As part of our commitment to corporate parenting, we are delighted to share with you that we now have an internal Corporate Parenting Champ...

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Social Security Scotland turns two

3 September 2020

This week marks the second birthday of Social Security Scotland. Since we launched Social Security Scotland up until the end of March this y...

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Scottish Child Payment timings announced

20 August 2020

Scottish Child Payment will open for applications from November with payments to start from the end of February.