General Information

Information on how coronavirus will affect issues such as benefits, mortgages, childcare and housing support.

Self-employed Income Support Scheme

People who are self-employed or who are members of a partnership and have lost income due to coronavirus can apply for a UK Government income support scheme, covering 80% of earnings.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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).

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Citizens Advice

Information hub from Citizens Advice Scotland updated regularly with official advice and guidance.

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Childcare provision for key workers

Scottish Government guidance on childcare provision for key workers.

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Money Advice Service

This guide will look at your rights to sick pay, what benefits you can claim if you’re self-employed or not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).

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Universal Credit and Coronavirus

This page provides information about coronavirus and claiming benefits. It will continue to be updated.

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Benefits and Coronavirus

Turn2Us has put together a helpful guide outlining how a number of benefits may be affected by coronavirus.

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Housing and Coronavirus

Shelter Scotland has put together information and resources about how COVID-19 may affect people's rights in relation to housing.

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Domestic Abuse & Coronavirus

Scotland's Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline is running a confidential sensitive service for anyone who is experiencing domestic abus during COVID-19. You can speak to a professional in your preferred language on 0800 027 1234 or by emailing helpline@sdafmh.org.uk.

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Justice information hub

The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum has produced a hub of relevant guidance, legislation, resources and information about changes to current processes in order to support the Scottish justice sector.

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COVID-19 Bereavement Service

Scottish Social Services Council has a new webpage that aims to support people who are caring for and/or experiencing death, dying and bereavement during COVID-19.

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