Better Futures annual event 6th November 2019


Supporting Better Futures for All Wednesday, 6th November  Wheatley Academy, Glasgow This event was a great opportunity to... Read More
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Social Security – Benefit Take-up Plans


The Scottish Government has launched its plans to promote benefit take up amongst those who face particular barriers... Read More
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Social Security in Scotland – delegates found out more on 19th Sept


The programme has been finalised and includes the following speakers: from the DWP – Lynn McAteer, Scotland Partnership... Read More

Draft Fire Safety Guidance for Specialised Housing – read HSEU’s response


  Following the Grenfell tragedy in 2017 the Scottish Government established a Ministerial Working Group to review building... Read More

Advocacy for disabled people accessing Social Security in Scotland – a consultation


  The Social Security (Scotland) Act requires that disabled people should have access to independent advocacy when they... Read More
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Funding announced for training housing support workers


The Scottish Government is providing £900,000 during 2019/20 to contribute to the costs of training housing support workers... Read More

Impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland


The Scottish Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry, examining the impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland, such... Read More

Homelessness – a focus on rehousing


So far 66 people have been provided accommodation through the Housing First pathfinder projects in 6 areas in... Read More
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Housing First Dundee finds that Better Futures is key tool


Dundee City Council is one of five Scottish pathfinder local authorities for the Housing First model and aims... Read More

Homelessness event briefing


The HSEU jointly delivered a homelessness event on 11th March with Cosla and the Simon Community entitled The... Read More