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Second Charter Ship for Ukrainians

Preparations under way as vessel arrives to host displaced people. The second cruise ship chartered to offer displaced people safe accommodation has arrived in Glasgow. The M/S Ambition has been chartered for six months and will be located at King George V docks on the

Highlighting National Allotments Week

Raising awareness of allotments and the role they play in helping people to live healthier lifestyles Graeme recently visited Sustainable Kirriemuir to discuss the positive impact of being outside. Sustainable Kirriemuir are a group of people who put climate action into practice, protecting nature and

Taking Action on Cost Emergency

Scottish Government Resilience Room convened. The First Minister has chaired the Scottish Government Resilience Committee (August 11) to discuss urgent steps to mitigate the growing cost emergency which is affecting people and businesses. Ministers assessed the current situation and likely scenarios in the months ahead

Extra Support for Mental Health at Work

Employers given tools to understand and improve mental health of workers. Businesses will have access to a free online platform offering practical ways to boost mental health in the workplace from today (Thursday 11 August). Face-to-face training opportunities, clear guidance on the legal duties of

Improving Cancer Waiting Times

£10 million allocated to speed up cancer services. Cancer patients are set for faster access to treatment as an additional £10 million has been allocated to help improve waiting times. The new money, to be shared among the health boards, will boost the number of

Results Day 2022

Near record pass rates for National 5s, Highers and Advanced Highers in an exam year. Pass rates for National 5s, Highers and Advanced Highers have increased to near record levels for any exam year since current qualifications were introduced. The overall percentage of A grades

Celebrating World Youth Skills Day with Angus Training Group

Helping to address these challenges by reducing access barriers to the world of work  Graeme recently visited Angus Training Group to discuss the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. Angus Training Group are a long-established company with

Good Food Nation Bill Passed

Scottish Parliament passes the bill after Stage 3 debate. The Bill enshrines in law the Scottish Government’s commitment to Scotland being a Good Food Nation, where people from every walk of life take pride and pleasure in, and benefit from, the food they produce, buy,