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This briefing sets out the current proposals for a National Social Work Agency. These plans are still under discussion and ... Read More
The Scottish Government has radically revised its plans for a National Care Service. This follows negotiations with COSLA and the ... Read More
This briefing looks at local government finances, focusing on the provisional funding allocations to Scottish councils for 2024/25 and the ... Read More
This is our response to the Education, Children and Young People Committee’s call for views on Additional Support for Learning ... Read More
The Local Government Information Unit report warns of a risk that some Scottish councils could effectively go bankrupt. It ... Read More
This briefing produce by UNISON's Social Work Issues Group provides Social Work Assistants, Family Support Workers and other paraprofessional staff ... Read More
New Scottish government research shows that the biggest impact of pupil’s behavioural challenges falls on schools' support staff, who are ... Read More
The long running pay dispute which closed schools across Scotland has been brought to an end as UNISON members vote ... Read More
Since First Minister Humza Yousaf announced a council tax freeze at the SNP Conference in October, it is beyond disappointing ... Read More
This is the Summary of a report commissioned by UNISON Scotland from APSE, the Association for Public Service Excellence and ... Read More
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The impact of ‘austerity’ cuts on Scotland’s public services Lilian Macer, UNISON’s Scottish Convener : “It’s impossible to take this ...
KEY POINTS: These regulations implement the Scottish Government’s plans for health and social care integration They prescribe what information must ...
Funding And Building The Homes Scotland Needs - Mar 2013 A proposal by the union UNISON to develop a new stream of finance ...
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