Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as the “furlough scheme” in Scotland. A range of facts and figures based on analysis of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Official Statistics on the CRJS are explored. Scotland had 736,500 furloughed employments, as of 30 June.
Reading Time: 3 minutes On 8 July 2020, the UK Chancellor presented a Summer Economic Update, setting out the next phase of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. This blog outlines the implications for Scotland.
Reading Time: 33 minutes This blog answers some of the most frequently asked health questions in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Reading Time: 11 minutes This blog looks at the impact COVID-19 may have on the Scottish Parliament election scheduled for May 2021.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the UK Government’s seventh statutory report on the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and Common Frameworks.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog looks at the changes set out by the First Minister on 18 June 2020 as Scotland moves to phase 2 after lockdown.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at excess deaths in Scotland from 2 March to 7 June. Looking at breakdowns by sex, age and location of death.
Reading Time: 3 minutes With the transition period set to end in just over six months’ time, the race is on for the UK and the EU to reach an agreement on the future relationship. This blog examines the latest developments in the negotiations.
Reading Time: 7 minutes With over 6,000 businesses and over 75,000 people employed in the night-time economy across Scotland’s four largest cities, it is an important part of Scotland’s wider economy. This blog looks at the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s night-time economy.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at the legislation and guidance for the COVID-19 pandemic and the differences between them.