Briefings

Fair Work Charter for Severe Weather

A new Fair Work Charter for Severe Weather has been published by the Scottish Government. This has been developed jointly

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Briefings

Planning Reform Bill

This briefing lays out UNISON’s concerns about the new Planning Bill. The Bill has now been significantly amended and will

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Briefings

Briefing 103 – UK Budget 2018 Implications for Scotland

The UK Government budget may not be quite as important for UNISON members as it used to be – but

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Briefings

Local Governance Review Events

The Scottish government and COSLA launched a Local Governance Review in December 2017. This is a review of all public

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Briefings Local Government Public Works

Bargaining Briefing 102 – Early Learning & Childcare Delivery Model for 2020

The Scottish government has made a commitment to offer all three and four year olds (and some 2 year olds)

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Briefings

Scottish Government Programme 2018/19

The Scottish Government has published its programme for the coming year, including new legislation. This briefing highlights the plans of

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Briefings

Transport (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Government has introduced a Transport Bill into Parliament. It changes the way buses are regulated in Scotland, bans

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Briefings Community Social Work

Quality Social Care Procurement

Our latest briefing looks at the practice of social care procurement. There has been some progress since our 2017 survey,

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Briefings

Briefing 99 Scottish Local Government Pension Scheme Review

There is a consultation going on about a possible restructuring of Scottish Local Government Pensions schemes. The aim is to

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Briefings Green Workplace

Climate Change Bill

The Scottish Government has published the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill. This E-Brief looks at the reason why

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