The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are undertaking campaign work on staying safe while using fireworks.
A report by the independent Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population analyses the drivers, impacts and support needs around family migration in Scotland and the UK and recommends future action.
This report highlights the progress that the national employment support service Fair Start Scotland has made in its third year of delivery. It draws from evaluation evidence and provider and participant feedback to show the impact the service had on individuals and communities throughout 2020/2021.
A new group will be set up to make sure that people at risk of suicide can access the right support when then need it. The Suicidal Crisis Support Action Group will drive implementation of the Time, Space and Compassion approach. This is about ensuring those at the point of suicidal crisis are able to access [...]
Police Scotland have adopted a new approach to tackling human trafficking and exploitation. Officers can now use the Unseen App hosted by the UK’s Modern Slavery and Exploitation Helpline. The app has been downloaded to officers’ mobile devices to support them when they suspect someone may be a victim of trafficking or exploitation. It helps them [...]
To be considered for most Scottish Government contracts in the future, companies must agree to pay at least the real Living Wage of £9.50 an hour. This is part of efforts to promote fair work.
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on their vision and approach to ending the need for food banks as a primary response to food insecurity, and invites further suggestions on what more can be done to shape a national plan. Views are sought by 25 January 2022.
Scotland’s next census will be held in March 2022. This census will be a digital first census. The census team have organised online events, to give information on how the census will be delivered and how you can help get messages and support to those groups you already support in other ways, to ensure they can [...]