1. Strategy/plan

    22 Oct 2021

    Adult social care - winter preparedness plan: 2021-22

    This Plan sets out the measures that will be applied across the adult social care sector to meet the challenges over the winter 2021 - 2022. It details information to all those involved in and affected by adult social care provision. The Plan accompanies the Health and Social Care Winter Overview.

  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. Consultation paper

    20 Aug 2021

    Local food for everyone – a discussion: consultation

    Everyone, from private individuals to businesses and organisations are invited to help shape a local food strategy for Scotland. This consultation is the first stage in a strategy to make high quality food accessible to all and promote the benefits of local food.

  5. Strategy/plan

    24 Mar 2021

    Social enterprise: action plan

    Plan reasserting our long-term vision of social enterprise at the forefront of a new wave of ethical and socially responsible business in Scotland.

  6. Progress report

    24 Mar 2021

    Town centre action plan - review report: interim joint response

    Interim joint response from SG and COSLA to the New Future for Scotland's Town Centres report articulates our support for the reports overarching aim to work with our partners and communities to transform the future of our town centres and signals our commitment to work collaboratively in shaping and implementing change locally.

  7. Consultation analysis

    19 Mar 2021

    National Islands Plan through a COVID Lens: survey results

    Summary of key findings after the six main local authorities with islands were invited to consider the impact of the (COVID-19) pandemic on the delivery of National Island Plan commitments and how these should be prioritised going forward.

  8. Advice and guidance

    17 Mar 2021

    Youth volunteering guidelines

    Guidelines to help the third sector, community groups and partners in the public and private sector offer practical and effective volunteering opportunities to young people.

  9. Research and analysis

    24 Nov 2020

    Wellbeing Fund: analysis of awards

    Analysis of the data on applications and awards made through the Wellbeing Fund Open Application Process and the Small Grants Fund. These funds were part of the Scottish Government’s initial 350 million overall package of funding support to communities, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

  10. Strategy/plan

    28 Feb 2020

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland shows how important culture is to Scotland’s prosperity and sets the future direction for supporting culture in Scotland.

  11. Consultation paper

    07 Jan 2019

    Scottish charity law: consultation

    This consultation seeks views on potential improvements to the statutory charity regulation framework in Scotland.