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New social security agency puts people first

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Business, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, Healthcare, Housing, Imports, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Security, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on New social security agency puts people first

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: New social security agency puts people first Scotland’s new social security agency will put people before profits, with no private companies carrying out benefit assessments. Social Security Minister, Jeane Freeman, firmly ruled this out in a statement to Parliament – where she also outlined the conclusion […]

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Civil action in child abuse cases

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, Human Rights, ICT, Imports, Justice, Legal, Legal Issues, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Civil action in child abuse cases

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Civil action in child abuse cases Parliament will today debate Stage 1 of the bill to remove the three year time limit on survivors of childhood abuse seeking civil damages in court. The Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill will, if enacted, remove that time limit (also […]

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Migration drives record high in population

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Economics, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Statistics, Tourism, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Migration drives record high in population

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Migration drives record high in population A record high in Scotland’s population has been driven by inward migration, according to data published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS). The latest estimate of Scotland’s population (on 30 June 2016) is 5,404,700 – the highest ever […]

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Scotland’s population increasing

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Statistics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Scotland’s population increasing

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Scotland’s population increasing Scotland’s population continued to increase between 2015 and 2016. Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that the estimated population of Scotland was 5,404,700 at 30 June 2016, which is the highest level recorded. The figures show a rise […]

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Scottish farm incomes

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Business, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, Industry, Legal, Legal Issues, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Statistics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Scottish farm incomes

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Scottish farm incomes The incomes of commercial farms in Scotland are estimated to have decreased by 48 per cent in the last year. The latest reduction in farm business income, a measure of the return to unpaid labour on commercial farms, continues a five year decline […]

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Forensic examination services

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, Healthcare, ICT, Imports, Justice, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Forensic examination services

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Forensic examination services An expert group will meet for the first time today to look at how to improve and transform the clinical experience of all victims after reporting sexual assault. The Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood will lead the Taskforce for the Improvement of […]

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EU funding for Seafood Scotland

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Business, Economics, England, English, Environment, Europe, Export, Export Sector, Government of Scotland, Imports, Industry, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on EU funding for Seafood Scotland

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: EU funding for Seafood Scotland Seafood Scotland has been awarded just under £1 million of EU funding to showcase Scottish produce at international trade shows. Support in the latest round of the European and Maritime Fisheries Fund will enable industry body Seafood Scotland to exhibit in […]

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Drop in Scots accessing debt solutions

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Business, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, Imports, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Statistics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Drop in Scots accessing debt solutions

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Drop in Scots accessing debt solutions Fewer Scots have accessed statutory debt solutions according to the figures from Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) for the fourth quarter of 2016-17. Compared with the third quarter of 2016-17, total personal insolvencies, which include bankruptcies and protected trust deeds, fell […]

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Building for the future

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Economics, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, Healthcare, Investment, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Building for the future

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Building for the future Infrastructure projects worth almost £6.4 billion will be under construction throughout Scotland in 2017. Projects such as the Forth Valley College Falkirk Campus, NHS Orkney’s New Hospital and Healthcare Facilities and the A737 Dalry Bypass will all commence construction this year. In […]

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Scottish Insolvency Statistics: January to March 2017 (2016-17 Quarter 4)

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, Imports, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Statistics, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Wales  /  Comments Off on Scottish Insolvency Statistics: January to March 2017 (2016-17 Quarter 4)

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Scottish Insolvency Statistics: January to March 2017 (2016-17 Quarter 4) Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) today released official statistics reporting personal and company insolvencies in Scotland for the fourth quarter (January to March) of 2016-17 and provisional estimates for 2016-17. Scottish insolvency statistics in 2016-17 The provisional […]

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Farm rents rise four per cent

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Statistics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Farm rents rise four per cent

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Farm rents rise four per cent   The average cost of renting agricultural land has risen four per cent since last year, new figures show. The Chief Statistician in the Scottish Government today released the latest figures on Tenanted Agricultural Land in Scotland. Average rent for […]

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Regulating the legal profession

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, Government of Scotland, Healthcare, Legal, Legal Issues, Management, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Regulating the legal profession

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Scottish Government Headline: Regulating the legal profession Consumer protection will be at the heart of an independent review into how legal services are regulated, Legal Affairs Minister Annabelle Ewing has announced. The review, led by NHS 24 chair Esther Roberton, will make recommendations to modernise laws underpinning the legal […]

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