Reading Time: 12 minutes This blog aims to provide new Members with general information on COVID-19. It covers information on key terms and bodies as well as information on testing and vaccination.
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: 6 minutes This blog considers Long COVID, what it is (and is not)and how it is being treated and managed. It also looks to the future, to research and how well the NHS might manage the additional burden of disease.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises ten key risks identified by the Scottish government arising both from COVID-19 and EU exit, for the delivery of Scotland’s National Outcomes. These include many equalities issues.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It is one year since the first positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Scotland. This blog looks at the key milestones of the last
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at how cancer detection and care has been affected by COVID-19 in Scotland.
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: 3 minutes The Scottish Government received a total of £9.7 billion in COVID-19 Barnett consequentials for 2020-21. This blog sets out how they have been used and looks ahead to the evolving picture for 2021-22.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog takes a high-level look at the emergency powers in Scotland and plans for their expiry and renewal.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog examines how the Parliament has adapted to COVID-19.