Glenrothes is the first town in the UK to be awarded recognition for a plan to become a Living Wage Town.
Published 28 August 2019
Celebrations continue at Kingdom Housing Association during its 40th Anniversary year with news that the Kingdom Group has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.
Published 21 August 2019
The system for administering emergency payments used by people who have run out of money for food and other essentials could be improved but needs more cash, according to a new report.
Published 20 June 2019
The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned.
Published 29 May 2018
Hillcrest Housing Association and Hillcrest Maintenance Services have been accredited as Living Wage employers by Living Wage Scotland.
Published 24 May 2018
Osprey Housing Group has been accredited as a Living Wage employer after successfully negotiating with its affected suppliers to match the minimum hourly rates required.
Published 22 March 2018
A new £10,000 fund has been set up to help lift young people in north west Glasgow out of poverty.
Published 24 January 2018
A group of 24 Scottish charities have come together to urge the UK government to stop the roll-out of the Universal Credit system in Scotland.
Published 31 August 2017
The Poverty Alliance, which delivers the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation, has welcomed the news that Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) is now an accredited Living Wage Employer.
Published 5 May 2017
Homelessness, housing and anti-poverty groups have called for “real and urgent” action to better tackle and prevent the “human tragedy” of homelessness in Scotland
Published 4 April 2017
Three Glasgow housing associations are working together to write a new Charter for Challenging Poverty.
Published 23 October 2015
Representatives from poverty organisations and charities will convene today to investigate food poverty and possible solutions to Scotland’s increasing reliance on foodbanks.
Published 19 October 2015
A proposal for Perth & Kinross Council to become a Living Wage Accredited employer will be considered by councillors next week.
Published 2 October 2015
Dundee City Council is set to become the first local authority in Scotland to sign up to a campaign which aims to tackle the stigma encountered by many people living on low incomes.
Published 10 September 2015
Tax credit cuts announced in the UK government’s Budget could leave Scottish families £700 million worse off a year, the Scottish Government has claimed.
Published 20 July 2015