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Guidance of social research contractors engaging with the Scottish Government

Contractor Guidance

This section provides researchers with information about engaging with the Scottish Government as well as specific guidance for contractors on Scottish Government research projects.

Handbook for Scottish Government Social Research Contractors (PDF and word version)
Social Research Ethics Guidance and Sensitivity Checklist
Researcher and Disclosure Scotland Checks
Advice Note to Scottish Government Researchers and Research Contractors - Freedom of Information
The purpose of this protocol is to set out the principles which must be adhered to in the publication of social research by the Scottish Government. The principles are derived from the UK-wide Government Social Research (GSR) Publication Protocol.