Baby week 2023 is here to celebrate, promote services and raise awareness about the importance of early childhood. Our Project Lead for Benefits at Advice
I’ve heard the Scottish Welfare Fund is distributing grants to people in need. How do I find out if I am eligible and how to apply?
The Scottish Welfare Fund provides a safety net for people on low incomes. Awards are made by individual local authorities and are discretionary. They are
I have young children and have been struggling to pay for basic necessities. Is there any further support available to me?
Child Benefit is available to anyone in Scotland who is a parent or responsible for bringing up a child. This benefit is not means tested,
I’m Currently receiving Universal Credit and Jobseeker’s Allowance but I’m still struggling with my bills and the cost of living. Are there any other benefits I could apply for?
Universal Credit, Jobseekers Allowance and State Pension benefits are available to eligible citizens across the UK. If you are currently receiving any of these but
I Am Having Personal Financial Worries, and Due to My Job, Am Concerned About Entering a Formal Debt Solution, as It Could Potentially Lead To My Dismissal. Can You Help?
Formal debt solutions such as bankruptcy and Trust Deeds can have an impact on some professions, specifically in the financial, legal, and licensed trades. If
I retired a few years ago and have been struggling on my state pension. It barely covers my outgoings, and I could be doing with some help. My energy bills are through the roof, and I can’t get through to my supplier to discuss with them. Can you offer any guidance?
There are sources of support available that can help you if you are struggling, and it is important to explore all avenues, including additional financial
Six-in-ten Scots worried about affording their bills this year – Key Findings from Advice direct Scotland survation poll
A new poll has found that six-in-ten Scots are worried about affording their bills this year including mortgage repayments, monthly rent, and energy costs. The