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National Care Service Bill – A brief guide

The Scottish Parliament is currently considering the National Care Service (Scotland Bill). UNISON Scotland has prepared a short guide to ... Read More
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Health, Social Care and Sport Committee Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2023-24

This is the UNISON Scotland response to the Scottish Parliament's Health, Social Care and Sport Committee's Call for Views as ... Read More
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National Care Service (Scotland) Bill Stage 1 Scrutiny: UNISON evidence

UNISON has submitted its Evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s call for views on The National Care Service (Scotland) Bill. UNISON ... Read More
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Scotland’s public finances, cost of living impact & public service reform

This is UNISON Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament Finance and Public Administration Committee's Call for Views as part of ... Read More
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Local Government and the National Care Service

The National Care Service Bill was introduced to Parliament on 21 June. This briefing looks at what the proposals mean ... Read More
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Social Work and the National Care Service

This briefing looks at what the National Care Service Bill means for UNISON’s social work members. The government is clear ... Read More
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National Care Service Bill

The National Care Service Bill was published on 21 June. This briefing focuses on the implications and consequences of the ... Read More
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UNISON Week 338: Let’s be “sensible” about pay, four day week pilot disappointment & more

UNISON Week 338: Let's be "sensible" about pay, four day week pilot disappointment & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
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UNISON Week-336 – now it’s time to defend councils, care workers travel, university strikes and more.

UNISON Week-336 - now it's time to defend councils, care workers travel, university strikes and more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
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SSSC: A Register for the Future

This is UNISON's response to the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) consultation on proposed changes to registration and qualifications. While ... Read More
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UNISON Week 330 – Protest the cost of living crisis, SiU, winter fuel grant & more

UNISON Week 330 - Protest the cost of living crisis, SiU, winter fuel grant & more. Read full newsletter here ... Read More
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UNISON WEEK 325 – Keep The Promise & more

UNISON WEEK 325 - Keep The Promise & more ... Read our full newsletter here ... Read More
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e-brief Keeping the Promise: Actions for branches to take

This briefing for UNISON local government branches provides action points to help make sure that The Promise is kept within ... Read More
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Social work staff call on Scottish Government to ‘keep the promise’ to children, says UNISON

Social work staff are struggling to deliver the services that children and families need due to understaffing, underfunding and a ... Read More
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Keeping the promise: what’s needed to deliver change

UNISON, the union for social work staff, says that without the proper funding, the Scottish Government will be unable to ... Read More

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