Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest blog from ICAS introduces a new guide to help explain how the UK and Scottish governments are held to account for their decisions on public finances, where the money comes from, how it is spent and prioritised and the results of audits of public accounts.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog summarises the findings from research undertaken by Professors Sabina Siebert and Kevin Orr as part of the Scottish Parliament Academic Fellowship Scheme.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This guest blog from Dr Alistair Clark, Reader in Politics at Newcastle University considers the Elections Bill and its implications for Scottish voters.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog provides a quick read summary of the findings of a report by Professor Norin Arshed on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on female entrepreneurs in Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for LGBT+ people in Scotland
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: 4 minutes This blog looks at some of the issues related to applications for settled status by prisoners and those with a criminal record
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog considers the support and advice that has been provided to women entrepreneurs during the pandemic.
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: 7 minutes This guest blog was written by Norin Arshed of the University of Dundee, as part of a Fellowship with the Scottish Parliament Information Centre. It considers the impact of the pandemic on women entrepreneurs in Scotland.