Scottish social security

Guide to the new Scottish social security system

This is a new resource where you can find out the latest information on how the social security system in Scotland is changing. There will be lots more practical tools added over time to help you provide the best advice and information to clients.

Scottish benefits

Information about which benefits are in the Scottish system and when each will be introduced.

Frequently asked questions

Recent questions and answers.

Policy on Scottish benefits

Policy and Scottish Government plans.


Information about the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 and other legislation.