The purpose of this consultation on non-domestic rates reform is to seek the views of stakeholders on some of the specific details of the proposed reforms to legislation, as advised by the Barclay review and set out by the implementation plan published by the Scottish Government. The changes proposed are intended to improve the administration and increase the fairness of the non-domestic rates system, as well as support economic growth.
The partial BRIA (Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment) contains an assessment of the costs, benefits and risks of implementing the Barclay recommendations.
Analysis of engagement which informed the development of Scotland’s second New Scots refugee integration strategy.
The overarching aim of this plan is to develop a common, aligned approach to cyber resilience across the private sector in Scotland, so that all sections of society and business benefit from being digitally safe and secure.
The overarching aim of this plan is to develop a common, aligned approach to cyber resilience across the third sector in Scotland, so that all sections of society benefit from being digitally safe and secure.
Consultation on draft statutory guidance for local authorities relating to certain sections of Part 9 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 - Allotments.
This document provides the response to the recent Behaviour in Scottish Schools 2016 report from the Scottish Government, Education Scotland and the Scottish Advisory Group on Relationships and Behaviours in Schools
Consultation on proposed revisions to the guidance on protecting the public from radioactive contamination in land, to include revisions to the statutory guidance on the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Scotland) Regulations, and best practice guidance on the wider measures that protect the public.
Progress Report of the Women in Agriculture Taskforce
This experimental statistics release presents employment and earnings outcomes for graduates of higher education five years after graduation.
A consultation which seeks evidence in support of the claim that the current mechanism for exemption of Energy Intensive Industries from the indirect costs of the Renewables Obligation (Scotland) creates market distortions. The consultation also seeks views on a number of possible changes to the current exemption mechanism which widen eligibility of Energy Intensive Industries' exemption, and asks if there are any alternative solutions to those presented.
This is a five-year action plan setting out interventions and policies to help reduce the use of and associated harms from using tobacco in Scotland. The actions we will be taking are set out by category into Raising awareness, Encouraging healthier behaviour, Improving services and Providing protection through regulation.
Proposals for the Brexit transition period in the agricultural sector.
Improving transparency of land ownership in Scotland is at the very heart of progressing land reform in Scotland. We are consulting on proposals that will help people and communities to know more about, and engage with, the individuals who control the decision making of land owners and tenants of land in Scotland.
Information for New Mothers, Pregnant Women
and Families – Information about Feeding a Child in
Public and Private Spaces
This report is a summary of the responses from the Consultation on draft regulations transferring the mental health tribunal for Scotland to the Scottish Tribunals
An equalities assessment on Places for People (PfP)
2016/17 data on looked after children’s attainment, post-school destinations, school attendance, school exclusions and achievement of curriculum for excellence attainment levels
Whilst health inequalities across Scotland are well evidenced, this study links homelessness and health datasets for the first time at a national level, to explore the relationship between homelessness and health in Scotland
This bulletin provides information on local authority homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes in the period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. It also provides information on households in temporary accommodation, along with the number of households in unsuitable temporary accommodation as defined in the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Order 2014.