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Going to work
17th April 2020

The government has said you should only go to work if it’s ‘not reasonably possible’ for you to work from home. If your employer tells you not to work because of coronavirus If your place of work has shut down…

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"Thank you for you help, we are now well on the road to getting my mum some much needed help"

This thank you comes from a grateful daughter who was worried and concerned for her elderly mother who lives a great distance from her. Her mother suffers from poor health and had no way of getting essential supplies like food…

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Do you think shops are acting unfairly?

Shops and businesses can put up their prices if they want to. If you’ve noticed that things cost more than usual, you’ll need to decide if you want to pay for the item or not.  If you’re worried a business…

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Support for those at high COVID-19 risk
14th April 2020

National helpline established for those who do not have family or community support. A new national helpline is being set up to provide essential assistance to those who don’t have a network of support but who are at high risk…

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Claim for your employees' wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
9th April 2020

Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (‘furlough’) due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Contents Who can claimEmployees you can claim forAgreeing to furlough employeesHow much you can claimWhat you’ll…

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Press Release- 07/04/2020
7th April 2020

The last two and a half weeks has undoubtedly been very difficult for many people, not only having to get used to a new way of living to prevent the spread of a highly contagious virus but to protect our…

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Managing money in the current crisis

You may be worried about a recent loss or reduction in income. This will inevitably lead to concerns about how you are going to pay your bills. When you are worried that you may not have enough money to pay…

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Advice for businesses
6th April 2020

Most businesses and premises in the UK have been ordered to close. You can find a list of which businesses are allowed to stay open on GOV.UK. Check the Find Business Support website for the latest from the Scottish government. You can also call…

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If you think shops aren’t acting fairly

Shops and businesses can put up their prices if they want to. If you’ve noticed that things cost more than usual, you’ll need to decide if you want to pay for the item or not.  If you’re worried a business…

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If you need to take time off to look after your children

Speak to your employer. Read more about taking time off work to look after a dependant on GOV.UK.

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School closures and key workers

Most schools and nurseries in Scotland are closed.  But the Scottish government has asked local councils to make special arrangements for childcare if: you’re a ‘key worker’ – your job keeps an important service running, like the NHS or policeyour child…

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Changes to benefits

The UK government has made changes that might affect the benefits you’re already getting, or benefits you’re going to claim.  All face-to-face benefits assessments or appointments at the Jobcentre Plus are postponed until at least 19 June 2020. This means…

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Health advice

Coronavirus is the virus that causes the illness called COVID-19. There are things you can do to help you avoid getting coronavirus and to stop the virus spreading. Read the latest advice about symptoms and social distancing on NHS inform. If you don’t…

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