New lobbying regulations and community organisations

The Lobbying (Scotland) Act was recently signed into law, bringing with it new requirements for community organisations who discuss their work with MSPs, Scottish Government ministers, Special Advisers and the Permanent Secretary. If as an employee of your organisation you discuss government policy or decision making with certain people then you might need to register … Continue reading New lobbying regulations and community organisations

Consultation: National Outcomes for Scotland 2018

The Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee is seeking views about the updated National Outcomes for Scotland. The National Outcomes are used as broad policy aims for the Scottish Government and are updated every five years.┬áThe outcomes are part of┬áNational Performance Framework, a broad set of indicators and targets which cover a range of … Continue reading Consultation: National Outcomes for Scotland 2018

New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy 2018 – 2022

The Scottish Government, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities and the Scottish Refugee Council have published the 2018-2022 New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy. It sets out key principals for supporting refugees and asylum seekers and acts as a platform for organisations to develop their work around. The strategy, which has been endorsed by the United Nations … Continue reading New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy 2018 – 2022