Reading Time: 2 minutes SPICe has recently had a flurry of enquiries from MSPs regarding funding streams for groups wishing to set up a local Men’s Shed. A Men’s
Reading Time: 3 minutes What is carers week? Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they
Reading Time: 3 minutes National Patient Participation Week 2018 is a UK-wide event held between June 4th and 9th. It is an annual event that raises the profile of Patient
Reading Time: 4 minutes On 21 May SPICe published a briefing looking at local government finance trends from 2013-14 onwards. Local Government Finance: facts and figures 2013-14 to 2018-19
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish Government published its Five Year Financial Strategy yesterday. Publication of this document follows a recommendation of the Budget Process Review Group (BPRG) that
Reading Time: 3 minutes We are often asked what the law is on using electronic or e-cigarettes (“vaping”) in public places in Scotland. Is vaping allowed in public places?