News

26911-26925 of 26937 Articles
Clock icon 2 minutes

A Scottish Parliament committee has sent evidence that shows the link between the UK government’s welfare reform and an increase in the use of food banks to Scotland Office minister David Mundell MP. The move by the Welfare Reform Committee follows a call from Mr Mundell to show him evidence of th

Clock icon 3 minutes

Over half a million people in Scotland lived on less than half the average income in 2012/13 while six in ten people in relative poverty were in severe or extreme poverty, new data has revealed.Analysis by the Scottish Government shows 510,000 people were classed as living in households in severe o

Clock icon 1 minute

LHC Scotland will be delivering a presentation as part of CIH Scotland’s ‘Bite-Size Sessions’ at this year’s Annual Housing Conference & Exhibition. A fabric first approach is essential to help ensure homes are low carbon, warm and energy efficient. LHC Technical Manager, Peter Thompson,

Clock icon 1 minute

Over 200 people came along to support their favourite bands at this year's Lintel Trust Great Big Lintel Jam Night. The event continues to showcase the fantastic bands with members who work in social housing or related industries, and what a wealth of talent housing has. The headline band came all t

Clock icon 1 minute

A Dumfries-based food bank has received a cash boost this week thanks to a donation from Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership’s (DGHP) charity choir. The choir, made up of staff from DGHP, DGHP’s repairs contractor and family and friends took part in last year’s Choir for Charity event an

Clock icon 5 minutes

Payday lenders are failing to meet industry requirements on fair treatment of customers in arrears, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.A review of the first twelve months of the FCA’s regulation of the payday sector has shown has shown that the industry is beginning to take a more cus

26911-26925 of 26937 Articles