Reading Time: 7 minutes Devising an economic policy response in Scotland is complicated by the fact that responsibility for the economy is shared between the Scottish and UK Governments. This blog explores economic stimulus options for the Scottish economy and broadly how these align with both the responsibilities of the Scottish and UK Parliaments.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the cancellation of the 2020 exam diet and the method of certification the SQA has put in place for those qualifications.
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: 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: 7 minutes This blog looks at the legislation and guidance for the COVID-19 pandemic and the differences between them.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog outlines Scottish Government planned spending on coronavirus (COVID-19) support as set out in its 2020-21 Summer budget revision.
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.