Latest figures from the Scottish Government show that half a million Scots are living on less than £240 a week.
Features Archive - NewStart
We need a fundamental rethink of the way in which people, power and politics intersect.
The treasury’s own allocation criteria for local authority borrowing is ‘unclear’.
The time has come to pause, change course, but, above all, to find out just how big the phenomenon of outsourcing and PFI is.
The public sector reliance on a contracting culture is proving to be seriously flawed.
‘Despite the determination to pursue growth at all costs, low growth and low productivity persist, suggesting deeper structural issues are at play.’
‘Low income households are facing a difficult 2018.’
The demise of Carillion suggests an immaturity in central government procurement.
Northern Ireland has not yet felt the full impact of austerity but most people working in the community & voluntary sector would agree: it’s in the post.
Croydon council terminates its libraries contract with Carillion and work stops at the Vaux site.