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Annual Listing of Publications

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Monday 18/01/2016

Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment - Letting Agent Regulation: Code of Practice [Housing]

Final Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment relating to the Regulations on a statutory code of practice for letting agents in Scotland.

Quality Improvement and Measurement - What Non-Executive Directors need to know [Health and Community Care]

This publication is designed to give Non-Executive Directors of Health Boards an overview of what Quality Improvement and measurement is and how they can ensure that this approach is used by Health Boards.

Arranging a Funeral? Here's some ideas about what to do and who can help. [People and Society]

Arranging a Funeral? provides advice about arranging a funeral in Scotland and includes a note of useful publications and contacts.

Friday 15/01/2016

Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment – Landlord Applications to the Private Rented Housing Panel [Housing]

The assessment considers the impact of the introduction of regulations to enable landlords to apply to the Private Rented Housing Panel for assistance.

Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment – Third Party Applications to the Private Rented Housing Panel [Housing]

The assessment considers the impact of the introduction of regulations to enable local authority applications to the Private Rented Housing Panel to enforce the repairing standard.

Tuesday 12/01/2016

CONSULTATION ON COMPLAINTS CONCERNING FUNCTIONS RELATING TO THE NAMED PERSON AND CHILD'S PLAN: AN ANALYSIS OF RESPONSES - WEB ONLY [People and Society]

Analysis of responses to the consultation on complaints concerning functions of the Named Person and Child's plan

GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE 'COMPLAINTS CONCERNING FUNCTIONS RELATING TO THE NAMED PERSON AND CHILD'S PLAN' - WEB ONLY [People and Society]

This Scottish Government response sets out how Scottish Ministers have considered the findings of the consultation exercise in producing the Order setting out the consultation procedure for Parliamentary consideration, as well as the plans for developing and publishing guidance to accompany the Order.

Monday 11/01/2016

Extending Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment [General]

The Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment takes into account responses to the consultation on extending coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 in respect of the business impact on the various organisations proposed for inclusion.

Extending Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Consultation Response Paper [General]

The response paper follows consultation on extending coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. The paper assesses responses to the consultation and sets out the next steps the Government proposes to take.

Extending Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Equality Impact Assessment [General]

The Equality Impact Assessment takes into account comments made in respect of consultation on extending coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the impact this might have on various equality groups.

Friday 08/01/2016

Housing and Reoffending: Supporting people who serve short-term sentences to secure and sustain stable accommodation on liberation [Research]

The research focused on the problems that people who serve short sentences in Scotland have finding and keeping stable housing and the services that can help improve housing outcomes. The findings describe a complex cycle of housing problems faced by people serving short sentences, their interlinked causes and impacts and the difficulties these problems pose in desistance from offending.

Housing and Reoffending: Supporting people who serve short-term sentences to secure and sustain stable accommodation on liberation - Research Finding [Research]

The research focused on the problems that people who serve short sentences in Scotland have finding and keeping stable housing and the services that can help improve housing outcomes. The findings describe a complex cycle of housing problems faced by people serving short sentences, their interlinked causes and impacts and the difficulties these problems pose in desistance from offending.

Thursday 07/01/2016

Report of the National Committee on Infant Cremation 2014-15 [Health and Community Care]

A formal report from the National Committee on its first year of progress against the 64 recommendations of the Infant Cremation Commission.

Wednesday 06/01/2016

National Improvement Framework for Scottish Education - achieving excellence and equity [Education and Training]

The Framework will see new and better information gathered throughout primary and early secondary school years to support individual children’s progress and to identify where improvement is needed. The data will be used to close the gap in attainment between children from the least and most deprived communities in Scotland.

National Improvement Framework Consultation and Engagement Report [Education and Training]

Summary of consultation and engagement which took place to shape and inform the development of the National Improvement Framework.

National Improvement Framework for Scottish Education 2015 Interim Report [Education and Training]

The 2015 Interim Framework Report is the first annual National Improvement Framework report. This report provides an overview of education in Scotland, bringing together what we currently know about Scottish education into one document. A similar report will be published annually to reflect new findings and to provide a broad overview of how Scotland’s children and young people are progressing against the priorities set out in the National Improvement Framework.

The Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Safeguarders Panel) Regulations 2012 [General]

An analysis of responses to the consultation on suggested amendments to the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Safeguarders Panel) Regulations 2012

Tuesday 05/01/2016

Understanding Disabled People's Housing Pathways: Initial Insights [Housing]

This was a short research project in which we collected and analysed information on disabled people's experiences when trying to find a suitable home that met their needs and that they could afford. The research found that disabled people face significant barriers that are financial, technical, attitudinal and financial. Their experience can be improved by ensuring they have control and choice, respect, independence and being part of a community.

Thursday 01/10/2015

Scottish Agricultural Wages Board - 2015 [Agriculture]

The Order contains the detailed legal requirements for the calculation of minimum pay, holidays etc, and has to be written in the precise legal terms required to make the Order enforceable in law. The guidance notes attempt to explain the rules in simpler terms and to answer some of the questions which are most likely to arise.

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