Scotland's National Marine Plan was adopted and published in March 2015. This is the first review of its implementation.
Scottish Ministers have a duty to publish a Carers' charter under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. The charter will help to make carers aware of their rights under the Act.
To develop a sustainable national approach to post-registration and postgraduate education and continuing professional development that will support nurses and midwives across career pathways, from registration to specialist, advanced and consultant roles.
A review of the evidence around the scale and nature of cyber-crime affecting individuals and businesses in Scotland.
Summary findings from a review of the evidence around the scale and nature of cyber-crime affecting individuals and businesses in Scotland.
A summary of available evidence, combined with a consensus group agreement on key recommendations and suggested patient pathways.
Statutory guidance to accompany the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.
Summary of findings from the Digital Economy Business Survey 2017
Analysis Report of the Crofting Consultation 2017.
This document provides good practice guidance for social workers, their managers and others involved in undertaking age assessments in Scotland. It provides guidance about the assessment process from the initial presentation, consideration of vulnerabilities of the young persons which may affect the process, planning the assessment, information gathering/ analysis, and follow-up actions. The Guidance is not statutory and should not be taken as constituting, or a substitute, for legal advice.
Estimates of the proportion of people living in persistent poverty in Scotland between 2010 and 2016.
Estimates of the number and proportion of people living in poverty in Scotland in 2015/16.
The report of the Independent Advisory Group on the Use of Biometric Data which provides recommendations on a policy and legislative framework for police use of biometric data and associated technologies, and rules around retention.
A proposal to enable certain hydro-electric stations in Scotland to increase their generating capacity.
Analysis undertaken as part of stage one of the Learner Journey Review examining current education and training provision for 15 to 24 year olds in Scotland.
The statistics in this release are based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies carried out by the Scottish Government and the Office of National Statistics (ONS). This is a snapshot of employment as at December 2017. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).
The Agricultural Wages Order & Guidance that determines the terms and conditions for Agricultural workers in Scotland.
A consultation to gather views from stakeholders on a draft statutory instrument to amend the group relief provisions in schedule 10 of the Land and Buildings Transaction tax act 2013
Analysis of the Consultation to Introduce mandatory Sheep Carcase Classification and Price Reporting
As part of A Response to Scotland’s Nuisance Calls Commission – An Action Plan, the Scottish Government commissioned this research to analyse the impact of actions set out there and to examine the outcomes of past interventions. This was carried out by Antelope Consulting.