Reading Time: 6 minutes The UK government recently announced plans to increase taxes to pay for health and social care in England. This blog explores the implications for Scotland.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Scottish Government has £4.6 billion in COVID-19 Barnett consequentials so far in 2021-22. This blog looks at what we know about how these funds have been allocated.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog considers the challenges of creating a national care service
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises the main effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Scottish SMEs, in terms of liquidity and access to finance.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog considers the support and advice that has been provided to women entrepreneurs during the pandemic.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), the replacement for EU structural funds. The scheme is now being developed, and expected to launch in 2022 (with further details expected in the second half of 2021)
Reading Time: 1 minute The dashboard enables Members, their staff, and anyone else with an interest, to gain insights into their constituencies and regions.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog discusses and summarises the deal which allowed for passage of the Budget Bill for 2021-22.
Reading Time: 6 minutes SPICe has published a comprehensive briefing looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s tourism sector. It focusses on the scale of impact, business support,
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish Government plans to invest over £6 billion on infrastructure such as homes, roads and rail in 2021-22. This blogpost explores what we know of this infrastructure’s likely effect on Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions.