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The latest news from Social Security Scotland

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Funeral Support Payment now open for applications

11 October 2019

Funeral Support Payment is now live and we are taking applications by post, Freephone and online for this new benefit.

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Young Carer Grant Roadshow for stakeholders

16 September 2019

Come along to our stakeholder roadshows to raise awareness of Young Carer Grant

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Social Security Scotland achieves Living Wage accreditation

13 September 2019

Social Security Scotland achieves Living Wage accreditation

New funeral benefit to launch

12 September 2019

Improved financial support to help with bereavement costs

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Social Security Scotland delivers fifth benefit

12 August 2019

New healthy food support launches

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100 more jobs for new social security service

30 July 2019

Social Security Scotland announces first major recruitment drive in Glasgow