More community groups in Govan have been given a cash lifeline of £100,000 to help deal with the coronavirus crisis. The funding brings the amount of money handed out to £200,000 within the last two months as the community copes with the pandemic.
The Scottish Housing Regulator is consulting on temporary changes to its regulatory framework to enable it to continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. New proposals include publishing temporary advisory guidance to support landlords to submit their Annual Assurance Statements by October this ye
The Scottish Government has announced that people looking for work or those at risk of redundancy will benefit from £100 million of additional assistance to move into work or retrain. The package of support, outlined by economy secretary Fiona Hyslop, will see at least £50m of that fundi
Finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has launched a programme of support for Scotland’s social enterprise community with Baillie Gifford which aims to help organisations recover from the impact of COVID-19 and develop strategies for future growth. The Ambitions for Recovery i
Scottish Government ministers have again demanded that the UK Government suspend its restrictions in order to prevent homelessness and destitution among people who have No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) amid concerns that they will not be provided with post-COVID financial support. More than £
Cycling Scotland staff have been getting on their bikes in lockdown to support homeless people in Glasgow. Since April 8, nine staff have been delivering food and essential supplies to homeless people and asylum seekers temporarily housed in Glasgow hotels.
Emergency funding to provide hotel accommodation so people who are homeless could safely isolate themselves throughout the coronavirus crisis will remain in place until they can be moved into suitable homes, the Scottish Government has said.
Retrofitting buildings is one of a number of key actions the Scottish Government should undertake to ensure Scotland’s post-COVID-19 sets a path to net zero, according to a group of civic and business leaders.
A coalition of economists, charities, think tanks and businesses have called on the Scottish Government to make a "nationwide pivot towards community-led social enterprises" as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19. In an open letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the coalition criticised
Hillcrest Homes and Abertay Housing Association have been awarded £175k to help support the local communities along with key partners Dundee City Council through challenges that have arisen from the coronavirus pandemic. The money, which comes from the Scottish Government’s Supporting Co