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In a blog for the Housing Studies Association, Fiona Powell reminds us of the importance of ethics in research with vulnerable groups and, specifically, estranged students experiencing housing precarity. The ethical approval application is sometimes seen as unavoidable on the path to field

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I refer to the article in Scottish Housing News on 11th August 2023 which outlined how housebuilder Persimmon is to put pressure on suppliers and subcontractors to find savings as part of new measures to curb falling sales and profits. It resonated with an item in The Guardian on the

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Accredited employment law specialist Laura Salmond suggests that the Flexible Working Bill will likely see more employees become aware of the right to make flexible working requests, and that the volume of these requests will increase. On 29 July 2023, the Employment Relations (Flexible Working

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Ahead of next month's Scottish Housing Day, Jacqueline Omoniyi from Under One Roof shares her "not straightforward" path to a housing career. I started my career in housing, working for an HMO Licence specialist company in Edinburgh, though my pathway into housing was not straightforward. I was a gr

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Philip Whyte, director of IPPR Scotland, discusses the need for the Scottish Government to scrap the two-child limit for Universal Credit or Child Tax Credits. With Keir Starmer’s refusal to commit to scrapping it should Labour form the next UK government, the two-child limit has understa

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Community Land Scotland’s policy manager, Dr Josh Doble, reflects on the main findings of research on the impact of community land ownership in locations which were previously under monopoly ownership. Scotland has an exciting opportunity in the next six months as we await the Land Reform Bill

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