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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: 9% pay rise for NHS workers

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  Aid, Employment, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: 9% pay rise for NHS workers

Source: Scottish Government NHS employees and unions in Scotland have formally accepted a pay rise of at least 9% over the next three years. The increase, which is the most generous health pay uplift anywhere in the UK, will benefit 147,000 ‘Agenda for Change’ employees including all nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals. It has […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: More transparency on funeral charges

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Aid, Business, Commerce, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: More transparency on funeral charges

Source: Scottish Government A consultation on guidance that seeks to make funeral costs easier to understand has been published by the Scottish Government. The consultation sets out measures that burial authorities, crematoriums and funeral directors can take to make funeral costs transparent and more understandable. The consultation and guidance is part of the Scottish Government’s […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Justice Secretary welcomes appointment of police chief

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Aid, Crime, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Justice, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Justice Secretary welcomes appointment of police chief

Source: Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf has welcomed the appointment of a new Chief Constable for Police Scotland. Iain Livingstone was appointed by the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) following an assessment process running over six weeks. Mr Yousaf, who approved the SPA’s appointment, said: “I am delighted that the Scottish Police Authority […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: GDP Growth and Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2018 Q1

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Crude, England, English, Europe, Exploration, Exports, Gas, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: GDP Growth and Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2018 Q1

Source: Scottish Government The latest publication of Quarterly National Accounts Scotland (QNAS) was announced today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. This publication includes statistics for the first quarter of 2018 (January-March) including a revised estimate of GDP growth. Key statistics in the publication are: GDP growth for 2018 Quarter 1 is now estimated at 0.4%. This […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services: Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, 2018, Quarter 1

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Employment, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services: Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, 2018, Quarter 1

Source: Scottish Government This experimental statistics release is the fourth in a new series about the devolved Scottish employability services. This fourth edition publishes statistics for the first 15 months of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, which both launched in April 2017. For the first time, information on employment outcomes (‘job outcomes’) is […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: More support for young people at risk of crime

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Aid, Crime, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Justice, law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: More support for young people at risk of crime

Source: Scottish Government Young people at risk of becoming drawn into serious offending will receive more co-ordinated support and early intervention, the Justice Secretary has said. Humza Yousaf said an extra £1.6 million will be given to local authorities over the next two years to strengthen youth justice services, including extending some of these up […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Museum spot for Baby Box

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Aid, Edinburgh & Lothians, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Museum spot for Baby Box

Source: Scottish Government Scotland’s Baby Box will be preserved in history when it is placed into the Museum of Childhood a year after it was first introduced. 52,065 babies across the country have now received a Baby Box containing essential items aimed at tackling inequality and promoting health. The Museum of Childhood, in Edinburgh, will […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Baby Box birthday

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Aid, England, English, Europe, France, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Baby Box birthday

Source: Scottish Government As the first Baby Box bairns celebrate their birthday this week, Scotland’s Baby Box has now been gifted to 52,065 newborns in its first year. 85% of expectant parents have taken up the opportunity to receive the Baby Box, while the latest parent survey showed 100% satisfaction. Greater Glasgow and Clyde has […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Malawi Development Programme

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Aid, Business, Commerce, Education, England, English, Europe, Government of Scotland, great britain, Health, Justice, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Malawi Development Programme

Source: Scottish Government More than £11 million is being provided to support local projects in Malawi focused on health, education, economic development and renewable energy. The Scottish Government’s Malawi Development Programme will fund 11 projects over the next four and a half years, to be delivered in partnership between Scottish-based organisations and their Malawian partners. […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Early loans for farmers being made available

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  Aid, Culture, England, English, Europe, Glasgow & Strathclyde, Government of Scotland, great britain, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Scotland, Scottish Government, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Early loans for farmers being made available

Source: Scottish Government A National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) has been launched, providing vital financial support for Scottish farmers, following months of adverse weather conditions. Loan payments are expected to be made to eligible farmers from early October.  A Similar scheme was created in 2017,  which delivered payments of more than £317 million to […]

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