Bield has been overwhelmed by the kind gestures of two distilleries who have donated hand sanitiser to allow key workers to continue to safely work with vulnerable older people amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Michael Henderson issues a guide for landlords on managing relationships with tenants during the current crisis. Landlords and tenants alike are under extreme pressure to maintain their obligations under commercial lease terms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Restriction
A total of 20,000 free meals will be delivered to the most vulnerable people across Kilmarnock and East Ayrshire as part of the Lift Up Your Hearts community fund created by Scottish businesswoman Marie Macklin CBE. Ms Macklin has pledged an emergency cash fund of £100,000 to assist the c
Lockdown measures implemented as a result of the coronavirus outbreak will delay the Scottish Government’s target of building 50,000 new affordable homes, housing minister Kevin Stewart has confirmed. The delivery of 50,000 affordable homes by the end of the current parliament was a key govern
The Scottish Government’s chief planner John McNairney and minister for local government, housing and planning Kevin Stewart have issued a letter in relation to implications for Scotland's planning system as a result of the coronavirus outbreak and the resultant need for social distancing. The
Chris Dunn, partner at Brodies LLP, details the current issues facing Scottish housing associations in terms of banking and finance in the current COVID-19 climate. Amongst the multitude of issues currently facing housing associations during the COVID-19 pandemic, one focus of FDs and boards ne
Wheatley Group has provided more than 100 empty homes to local authorities as temporary accommodation for homeless people. The group announced last month that it plans to hand over void properties to councils across Scotland to house homeless people in response to the impact of the coronav
Loreburn Housing Association has taken steps to identify tenants over 70 and those who might be more vulnerable in the current COVID-19 circumstances. After implementing a Business Continuity Plan two weeks ago and moving the workforce to home working, an immediate action was taken to identify those
Elderpark Housing Association has praised the "outstanding” efforts of its own staff and of thousands of others across Scotland as they throw a lifeline to tenants everywhere. Elderpark said the housing association movement, already hugely respected within Scotland&rsq
More than 350 meals are being delivered individually to homeless people in Glasgow every day in what is believed to be the city’s largest co-ordinated mobilisation of food parcels by local charities and community groups.
Scots are being urged to show their appreciation for the work of Scotland’s vast army of social care workers who are continuing to provide vital services to older and vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis. Housing and care provider Blackwood is promoting a campaign to shine
Volunteers from across the River Clyde Homes Group have been out on the frontline helping society’s most vulnerable as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continue to rise. Staff from across the organisation have been working closely with Inverclyde Council to deliver essential food