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The latest news from Social Security Scotland

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Carers investment totals £33.9m

16 May 2019

83,000 Scots carers get up to £442 each in payments from Social Security Scotland

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People ‘happy’ with new service

9 May 2019

Satisfaction levels with Scotland’s new social security service are high, according to figures published recently

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New Best Start Grant Payment now open

9 May 2019

A brand new benefit for low income families opened for applications on Monday 29 April

Nearly 10k families receive Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby payment

3 May 2019

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New Social Security jobs available across the country

16 April 2019

Client Support Advisers to be based in communities throughout Scotland

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week

11 March 2019

Cabinet Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville got the chance to hear about what it is like to be a Modern Apprentice as part of Scottish Apprent...