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New online tool helps people in Rutherglen and Cambuslang work out their benefit entitlement

Rutherglen and Cambuslang calculate their benefits entitlement. The online tool aims to address the financial hardship facing many families.It is the first to fully integrate devolved benefits, including the new Scottish Child Payment which opened this week.The calculator has been produced by Scotland’s national advice service, Advice Direct Scotland, and data analytics developer Inbest, having been brought together by the organisation FinTech Scotland.It provides a free and impartial assessment of entitlement to a range of benefits such as Universal Credit, crisis grants and support payments.The launch follows an 87 per cent increase in Scotland’s claimant count between December 2019 and December last year largely caused by the economic.

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