Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog outlines the money that the Scottish Government is receiving in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) support and its plans for using these funds.
Month: April 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Frequently Asked Questions – Social Care
Reading Time: 17 minutes This detailed, extended blog post will look at frequently asked questions about social care in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19)
Brexit – Legislative preparations for the end of transition
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at what still needs to be done legislatively ahead of the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020 and whether the rush to pass legislation towards the end of the year will limit the opportunities for parliamentary scrutiny.
An economy fit for key workers?
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blogpost looks at conditions for “key workers” in the social care and food retail sectors.
What does the self-employed population in Scotland look like?
Reading Time: 4 minutes There has been an increased level of interest in the self-employed workforce in Scotland, due to the economic challenges arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Destination unknown: tourism, coronavirus (COVID-19), and getting to reboot
Reading Time: 14 minutes This blog explores the likely impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s tourism sector, government support for the tourism sector, and what can be done to reboot Scotland’s tourism economy.
Brexit outcomes if there is no extension to the transition period.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Under EU law, the UK will leave the transition period on 31 December 2020. When this happens, it is likely to lead to one of three outcomes, each of which are explored in this blog.
Coronavirus (Covid-19): Non-Domestic Rates related business support FAQs
Reading Time: 16 minutes This blog looks specifically at Non-Domestic Rates related support for businesses, and how measures in Scotland compare to those introduced by the UK Government.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): remaking our streets
Reading Time: 5 minutes Introduction This blog highlights examples of action taken by local authorities across the world to temporarily alter the layout of streets during the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Human Rights
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog considers some of the human rights impacts of the emergency legislation brought in to deal with the coronavirus