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Under 26s can now get free NHS dental treatment in Scotland

Anyone aged 25 and under who is registered with a Scottish dental practice can now get free NHS treatment. The change takes force immediately and patients aren’t required to opt-in. Those who started a course of NHS treatment before their 26th birthday can also now get this for free.

25 August 2021

Transaction tax cut for homebuyers in Scotland and Wales until April

Most homebuyers in Scotland and Wales soon won't pay transaction tax on the first £250,000 of a property's purchase price, under temporary measures announced by the devolved administrations in the wake of the stamp duty cut in England and Northern Ireland last week

14 July 2020

Welsh students to get grant worth between £1k and £10k a year from September

Welsh students starting university this September will be given at least £1,000 a year and some will receive more

1 February 2018

Due a council tax discount for ‘severe mental impairment’? Here's how to claim

Tens of thousands of people who are entitled to a 'severe mental impairment' council tax discount are missing out

29 September 2017

Welsh students to benefit from 'generous' student finance system – grants of at least £1,000/yr to be given to all

The average Welsh student could potentially pocket £7,000/year in maintenance grants from September 2018 under new plans

23 November 2016

Buying a home in Scotland? New tax rates come into force today

Home buyers in Scotland will pay new tax rates when buying a property from today

1 April 2015

Did you pay for care in Wales after 2003? You could claim a refund

If you lived in Wales between April 2003 and August 2013, and paid for care, you could claim £10,000s - if you're quick

25 July 2014