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Investigating Welfare Reform in Scotland


This is a joint IRISS/CCPS project funded by ESRC. It aims to understand and investigate the impact of... Read More

CIH Briefing on Temporary Accommodation


This briefing from the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland sets out the challenges which Local Authorities are facing... Read More

Care Opinion


Care Opinion, a review website for adult care services may be piloted in Highlands. Care Opinion was launched... Read More

Frequency of inspection of ‘housing support only’ services


The Care Inspectorate has published a summary of its inspection plans for 2013/14 in which it sets out... Read More

Funding Available for Advice Projects


Cash totalling £7.45 million is to be made available through a jointly funded programme that is to be... Read More

Scottish Women’s Aid Funding Survey


Scottish Women’s Aid recently released results of its fifth funding survey – an annual canvassing of member groups’... Read More

Scottish Government Welfare Reform and Housing Update – September 2012


In June 2010 the UK Government announced a series of reforms to Housing Benefit. Included were reductions to the... Read More

Change Fund Guidance 2012/13


The Scottish Government is making £80m available in 2012/13 for the second year of the Change Fund aimed... Read More

Joint Improvement Team and Scottish Procurement Directorate Newsletter 3 May 2010


The Joint Improvement Team (JIT) and Scottish Government’s Procurement Directorate (SPD) are jointly leading the preparation of guidance... Read More

Reforming Public Sector Procurement – Get Your Voice Heard!


The Scottish Government hopes that, by hearing the views and experiences of Small or Medium-sized Enterprises and Social... Read More