1. Independent report

    21 Oct 2021

    Data transformation framework: data personas report

    Personas of users and organisations produced by UserVision and Effini. This project supports the development of a data transformation framework to improve and enable data reuse in the Scottish public sector.

  2. Advice and guidance

    04 Oct 2021

    Fairer Scotland Duty: guidance for public bodies

    Statutory guidance for public sector bodies subject to the Fairer Scotland Duty to help them actively consider how they can reduce inequalities of outcome caused by socio-economic disadvantage, when making strategic decisions.

  3. Advice and guidance

    24 Sep 2021

    Fair Work First: guidance

    Outlines our Fair Work First approach and exemplifies the Fair Work First criteria in practice. It should be used by those involved in awarding public sector grants, sponsorship and other funding, and contracts, and those seeking to access/accessing such funding and/or contracts.

  4. Progress report

    25 May 2021

    Board Chairs of the Future - mentoring scheme: end of scheme report

    Evaluation report for a mentoring project to develop a pipeline Board Chairs of the future for public bodies in Scotland from groups currently under-represented at Board Chair level. This covers the iteration of this project which ran from August 2019 to November 2020.

  5. Consultation paper

    02 Nov 2020

    Judicial mandatory retirement age: consultation

    This consultation welcomes views on the mandatory retirement age (MRA) for devolved judicial office holders in Scotland whose MRA falls within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament.

  6. NEWS

    05 Mar 2020 14:00

    Prison chief to retire

    Colin McConnell to retire after almost eight years as head of prison service.

  7. Research and analysis

    01 Feb 2019

    Health and social care staff experience: report 2018

    The Scottish Government has commissioned Webropol Ltd, an independent company to undertake the work to report staff experience in Health and Social Care in 2018. Their report provides detailed information and analysis of staff experience gleaned from our iMatter Continuous Improvement Model.

  8. Advice and guidance

    04 Oct 2018

    Health and Social Care: medium term financial framework

    This Framework supports the Health and Social Care Delivery Plan and sets out in more detail the potential approach and type of initiatives required to ensure continued delivery of a financially balanced and sustainable Health and Social Care system.