Briefings

Briefing 113 Draft Budget 2020-21

The Scottish Government draft budget for 2020/21 has been published. The spending total amounts to a real terms increase of

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Independent Inquiry: Mental Health Services in Tayside

The report from the inquiry onto mental health services in Tayside has now been published. This followed serious issues about

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Briefings Public Works

e-brief Local Government Bench-marking

The Improvement Service has published the annual National Benchmarking Overview report. The report covers children’s services, adult social care, culture

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Briefing 111: Early Learning and Childcare: outdoor learning

The Scottish government has now published its guide for creating outdoor play experiences in early learning and childcare. The government

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Briefing 109: Local Government Financial Overview

Audit Scotland published a financial overview of local government finance at the end of 2019. This report gives both an

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Briefings Health

Briefing 108: PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION SCHEME TRANSITIONAL PROTECTION CASES

On 20 December 2018, the Court of Appeal in Lord Chancellor v McCloud (and others) held that in relation to

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Briefings Uncategorized

Briefing 107 Save from Harm: A Survey of Social Work Staff

This briefing gives an overview of Save From Harm: a survey of social work staff.  The survey looks at the

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eBrief November 2019 : General Election – Registration Drive & Campaign Rules

General Election – Registration Drive & Campaign Rules The 12th December General election will have profound implications for UNISON members

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Bargaining Briefing 106: Devolved School Management Changes

The Scottish government has published new Devolved School Management (DSM) Guidelines on school funding decisions by local authorities. This guidance

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Cuts to Local Government Budgets

The Improvement service have published the Local Government Framework Benchmarking Report for 2017/18 .   This annual benchmark report is a useful source

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