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Abbreviations
CA
carer’s allowance
CDP
child disability payment
CTC
child tax credit
DLA
disability living allowance
DWP
Department for Work and Pensions
ESA
employment and support allowance
FE
further education
HB
housing benefit
HE
higher education
HMRC
HM Revenue and Customs
HNC
Higher National Certificate
HND
Higher National Diploma
IB
incapacity benefit
IS
income support
JSA
jobseeker’s allowance
MA
maternity allowance
NI
national insurance
NQ
National Qualifications
PC
pension credit
PIP
personal independence payment
SAAS
Student Awards Agency Scotland
SAP
statutory adoption pay
SMP
statutory maternity pay
SPP
statutory paternity pay
SSP
statutory sick pay
SSPP
statutory shared parental pay
SSS
Social Security Scotland
SVQ
Scottish Vocational Qualification
UC
universal credit
WTC
working tax credit

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