Power Inequality: A health and social justice issue

A short web-based animation on ‘Power as a health and social justice issue’ has been developed through a collaboration between Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) and NHS Health Scotland. This builds on NHS Health Scotland’s work on the theory and evidence relating to power as a fundamental cause of health inequalities and GCPH’s work … Continue reading Power Inequality: A health and social justice issue

New poverty statistics underline case for action

New statistics published a few weeks ago show that levels of poverty in Scotland have continued to rise in recent years, with anti-poverty campaigners calling for them to be used as a catalyst for increased action to solve poverty. The figures, published by the Scottish Government, show that after housing costs, 19% of Scotland’s population … Continue reading New poverty statistics underline case for action

Getting ready for GDPR – Data protection changes for community organisations

If you're an organisation who, like us, shares information through websites, newsletters or other digital tools you might have heard about the changes to data protection laws that are happening in May this year. The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) changes apply to any organsiation which collects people's personal information. This means information collected both online and … Continue reading Getting ready for GDPR – Data protection changes for community organisations

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