Briefings Public Works

Assessing the impact of austerity cuts

This e-brief is a reminder for UNISON branches of the importance of cuts impact assessments. Branches and Regional Organisers should

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Briefings

e-brief Education Reform

The Scottish government has launched a consultation on the next stage of their programme of education reform. The proposals have

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Briefings

Scottish Budget: Role of Income Tax

The Scottish Government has published a discussion document on the role income tax can play in the forthcoming Scottish Budget.

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Briefings

Barclay Review and Leisure Trusts

This briefing updates branches on one aspect of the Barclay Review of business rates. The proposal to end the tax

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Briefings

Scottish Government Programme 2017-18

The Scottish Government has published its programme of legislation and administrative actions for the coming parliamentary year. This briefing gives

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Briefings

Business rates review

The Scottish Government established a review of business rates that has now reported. This briefing outlines the review’s recommendations and

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Briefings Green Workplace

Air Quality in Scotland

Poor air quality is Scotland’s silent killer. The UK and Scottish governments have been criticised for not taking effective action

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Briefings Health

Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

The Scottish Government has published Part 1 of its new approach to health and social care workforce planning. This briefing outlines

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Briefings

Severance Policy for Scotland

The Scottish Government is consulting over a range of changes to severance payments in Scotland following changes imposed in England

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