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Treasury raid on National Insurance will cost Scottish public services hundreds of millions

New rules regarding National Insurance Contributions will see a quarter of a billion pounds cut from Scottish public sector budgets

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 14 – March 2016

Local Government Budget The Scottish Government’s budget allocations are, yet again, placing the burden of austerity onto local community services.

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Briefings Local Government

No Compulsory Redundancies – local government briefing Jan 2016

NoCompulsoryRedundancies_Jan2016 No Compulsory Redundancies in Scottish councils A UNISON Scotland briefing No Compulsory Redundancy Agreements No Compulsory Redundancy Agreements are

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Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 13 – Jan 2016

Draft Budget 2016/17 The big loser in the draft budget is local government. The budget is cut by 3.5% or

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 12 – Sep 2015

Trade Union Bill There is very welcome cross party support for the campaign against the Trade Union Bill. The Bill

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 11 – June 2015

Better Procurement Councils purchase a wide range of goods and services and this is an important opportunity to extend the

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 10 – Jan 2015

The Budget Bill The Budget Bill offers little relief to hard pressed councils who are bearing the brunt of austerity

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Press Release
Local Government Press release

Job cuts threaten services and make workers sick in Western Isles

UNISON’s Western Isles local government branch has issued a counter-warning over jobs and service cuts following an Audit Scotland alert

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Local Government

Single Status Red Book

Single Status Implementation Agreement and ‘Red Book’ April 1999. This provides for the implementation of the agreement between the Scottish

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