As part of a growing network of Larders North Ayrshire Foodbank has been operating theirs since November last year. The aim of the larder is to assist households, through a weekly membership fee, to reduce their spend on food. This is achieved by the larder providing core food items in [...]
Right First Time is a user guide intended to help people responsible for making, or advising on, decisions of public authorities. It helps them consider the legal questions that may arise during any such decision-making process.
The figures for recorded crime in Scotland in December have been published. The number of crimes recorded by the police in Scotland was 5% lower in December 2020 than in December 2019. Over the same time period: Non-sexual crimes of violence were 3% lower (decreasing from 723 to 698 crimes). [...]
A on young people's experiences of precarious and flexible work has been issued. These work conditions included where young people had for example zero hours contracts, low wages, lack of progression opportunities, dissatisfaction with current employment, or varying hours.
The Social Renewal Advisory Board has published 20 Calls to Action to help create a fairer country, with recommendations around the themes of Money and Work; People, Rights and Advancing Equality; and Communities and Collective Endeavour. The report, If not now, when?, will be considered by the Scottish Government.