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OPFS responds to Care Review Report

06/02/2020

News

#KeepThePromise

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Twenty Years Delivering Change

27/01/2020

News

To mark the Scottish Parliament’s 20th anniversary, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has published ‘Charities, Scotland & Holyrood: Twenty Years Delivering Change’.

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OPFS submission to the Scottish Government Disability Assistance Consultation

27/01/2020

News

‘Disability Assistance’ benefits are the next big step in creating a social security system in Scotland.

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Potential impact of Brexit on Single Parents and OPFS

24/01/2020

News

Brexit is set to impact all sectors in the UK, including the third sector. These are unprecedented times, and it’s impossible to know the full impact as Brexit has created a climate of uncertainty.

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Even It Up

Why you should care about unpaid care work

21/01/2020

Blog

Oxfam’s ‘Time to Care’ report reveals the scale of global inequality linked to care work, ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.

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Carer’s allowance supplement Scotland

20/01/2020

Blog

The Scottish Government is paying a supplement to people in receipt of carer’s allowance.

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Out of School Care in Scotland – Plans for the Future

16/01/2020

Blog

The Scottish Government have published a draft framework on out of school care for consultation.

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Why co-production matters to OPFS

06/01/2020

News

We believe that when services and policy priorities are genuinely co-produced they work better because they make the most of the shared expertise of the practitioners who work for us and the parents who are ‘experts through experience’.

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How universal credit is calculated

06/01/2020

Blog

Universal credit is made up of different amounts called elements. These elements are added together to give you a maximum amount of universal credit.

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