Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog by the Independent Monitoring Authority seeks to set out how it operates and to inform MSPs and their staff about how they can work with the IMA to ensure citizens’ rights are upheld.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A look at stage 2 of the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explores what has changed when sending and receiving post/parcels from the EU, following the UK’s departure from the EU.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises the impact of COVID-19 on the National Outcomes.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog explores older adults’ experiences of using alcohol services during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The momentous shift to online retail has created a range of issues for Scottish consumers and policy makers. Some of these issues are explored here, including parcel delivery surcharges, decline of traditional retail, and the implications for festive shopping.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The decline in the use of physical notes and coin in the UK is not a new phenomenon. In July 2018 the Scottish Parliament’s Economy,
Reading Time: 9 minutes This blogpost looks at the differences between the first and second waves of COVID-19.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The R100 programme, which commits to delivering 100% superfast broadband across Scotland, has not been without its challenges. Momentum has shifted recently with some positive milestones achieved and increased clarity around programme delivery. These recent developments are explored in this blog.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the increase in the number of people claiming work-related benefits in Scotland between March and April 2020.