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Monday 31/08/2015

Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland Annual Report 2014-15 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

The Annual Report for 2014-15 of the Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland

A transformational plan for children and young people requiring support from allied health professionals (AHPs) [Health and Community Care]

This is the first children and young people’s services plan in Scotland to focus on the support provided by allied health professionals (AHPs). The plan sets the direction of travel for the design and delivery of AHP services to meet the well-being needs of children and young people. It is underpinned by the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Consultation on the setting of Decapitalisation Rates [Business and Industry]

This consultation paper addresses prescription of the decapitalisation rate to be used when subjects are valued using the contractor’s basis .

Rights: Information for Young People Who Are Looked After In Secure Care [People and Society]

This booklet provides information on the rights of children and young people being looked after in secure care.

The Market for SME Finance in Scotland [Economy]

This report analyses the market for business finance in Scotland. It finds that whilst Scotland benefits from extensive business banking services and a vibrant angel investment community, there is evidence of viable Scottish SMEs across all sectors facing challenges raising the funding they need.

Friday 28/08/2015

A Consultation on “The Climate Change (Duties of Public Bodies: Reporting Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2015”: Analysis of Responses [Research]

This report presents an analysis of written responses to the Scottish Government's consultation on its draft Climate Change (Reporting on Climate Change Duties) (Scotland) Order 2015



Thursday 27/08/2015

Which ethnic groups have the poorest health? [Statistics]

This report examines differences in the health of ethnic groups in Scotland and uses census health data to identify variations between groups. The analysis employs age-standardised rates to compare people of similar age, which avoids the often misleading direct comparisons between populations with very different age structures.

A consultation on working together for people who go missing in Scotland [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A consultation on working together for people who go missing in Scotland

Wednesday 26/08/2015

Scotland's People Annual Report: Results from 2014 Scottish Household Survey [People and Society]

A National Statistics publication for Scotland, providing reliable and up-to-date information on the composition, characteristics, behaviour and attitudes of Scottish households and adults across a number of topic areas including local government, neighbourhoods, health and transport.

Tuesday 25/08/2015

Thematic Report on the International Co-operation Unit Follow-Up [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Thematic report on the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service's International Co-operation Unit - Follow-Up by the Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland.

Thematic Report on Community Engagement - Follow-Up [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Thematic Report on Community Engagement - Follow-Up

25% Reduction in Senior Management Posts Target – National Progress Towards 25% Reduction as at 31st March 2015 [Health and Community Care]

A national target was introduced to reduce the number of senior managers by 25% between 31st March 2010 and 1st April 2015. The publication shows the number of senior managers in post as at 31st March each year, and the national reduction since March 2010. These statistics are based on management information provided by NHS boards to the Scottish Government.

NHS Board Projected staff in Post changes for 2015/16 [Health and Community Care]

NHS boards have been asked to provide workforce projections for 2015/16. These projections are based on staff in post whole time equivalent (WTE).

Monday 24/08/2015

Consultation on a statutory code of practice and training requirements for letting agents in Scotland [Housing]

This consultation paper sets out a draft statutory Letting Agent Code of Practice and proposals for a training requirement that those applying to the Letting Agent Register must have met to be admitted. Responses to this consultation will assist us in finalising a draft Code and inform our approach to the introduction of a training requirement.

Thursday 20/08/2015

Making things last Consultation on the Circular Economy in Scotland [Economy]

Consultation on the Circular Economy in Scotland

Consultation on Allotments Compensation: Secondary Legislation under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 [Environment]

A consultation seeking views on what procedures should be put in place for determining compensation payable to tenants and landlords of allotment sites for disturbance, loss of crops and deterioration. The consultation will help define the future regulations in this area.

Wednesday 19/08/2015


CERTIFICATION OF DEATH (SCOTLAND) ACT 2011 - STATUTORY GUIDANCE. Key operational principles for the purposes of the Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011

Consultation on Parts 10 (Aftercare) and 11 (Continuing Care) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 [People and Society]

This consultation concerns draft non-statutory guidance for Part 10 (Aftercare) and Part 11 (Continuing Care) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

Equality Impact Assessment of a New Direct Payments System for Farmers (2015) [Agriculture]

An EQIA looks at the impact of policies etc on people with protected characteristics. The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012 places an obligation upon public bodies to undertake an EQIA for new policies and publish the results.

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