Local Government Committee backs CCPS call for independent scrutiny of procurement exercises


The Local Government Committee of the Scottish Parliament has supportedCCPS’ call for further scrutiny of social care procurement... Read More

Local authorities given new duty to take account of inspection reports


The Finance Committee of the Scottish Parliament has accepted amendments to the Public Service Reform Bill which will... Read More

Care and support tender abandoned in Edinburgh


The City of Edinburgh’s controversial care and support tender was finally abandoned on 11 March, as the council... Read More

Providers’ faith in procurement hits rock bottom as CEC Tender is dropped


The City of Edinburgh Council Care and Support tender is once more under focus following the production of... Read More

New powers to inspect care providers: CCPS secures guarantee of consultation


Significant new powers of inspection are to be conferred upon the care services regulator by Section 43 of... Read More

CCPS launch new information e-bulletin


CCPS have now launched a brand new information e-bulletin, called Update. It has been produced to provide a... Read More

CCPS responds on Protection of Vulnerable Groups legislation


CCPS has today submitted its response to the consultation on Scottish Statutory Instruments relating to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act. CCPS's response is primarily concerned with the fees regulations, explaining that providers will find it hard to meet the increased costs and questioning some of the financial assumptions made in the Regulatory Impact Assessment.... Read More

Results of first CCPS provider optimism survey released


CCPS has today published the results of its first Provider Optimism Survey, based on the CBI business optimism survey and developed in consultation with the CBI.The survey is designed to track changes in the way that the major voluntary sector social care providers view their organisations’ prospects and the environment in which they operate, and will be repeated several times a year.... Read More