Briefings

Local Governance Review: Democracy Matters

In December 2017, the Scottish government and COSLA jointly launched a Local Governance Review. The aim is to make sure

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Briefings

Fairer Scotland Duty

The Fairer Scotland Duty came into force in April this year. The Scottish government has published interim guidance for public

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Briefings

Briefing – public sector workforce

This is our annual look at the workforce statistics for the public sector areas UNISON Scotland organises in. The news

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Briefings Uncategorized

Local Government Pay Claim

UNISON members have suffered a real terms pay cut over the last ten years. Despite the news headlines following the

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Briefings Local Government

Damaging impact of unfair council cuts

UNISON branches are campaigning hard against looming council budget cuts that will see more jobs lost and increasing damage to

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Briefings Community

Workforce planning for social care

The Scottish Government and COSLA have published the second stage of their strategy for workforce planning in the health and

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Briefings

Guidance for the provision of healthcare in schools and nurseries

The Scottish government has published the long-awaited update on guidance for the provision of healthcare in schools and nurseries. The

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Briefings

Briefing – ScotGov pay policy

The Scottish Government has published its pay policy for the next financial year. This briefing outlines the main provisions and

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Briefings

Briefing – Draft Scottish Budget

Our latest briefing on the draft Scottish budget for the next financial year.

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Briefings Local Government

Fair funding for local government

  Council services have born the brunt of austerity in Scotland. With the draft Scottish budget due on 14 December,

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