The scale of the challenges faced by people on low incomes in the COVID-19 crisis is becoming clearer This paper updates Universal Credit figures to July 2020 and highlights new areas of concern.
Briefing based on research with frontline practitioners working with refugee and migrant families in Glasgow about the impact of COVID-19.
New evidence on two issues of continuing relevance in the coming months: food insecurity and the challenges of learning loss amongst children from low income families.
This working paper looks at the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on unemployment and the labour market in Glasgow, illustrated with a focus on Universal Credit data.
As we enter a new phase of the COVID-19 crisis and recovery, evidence from the third sector about priorities and needs is vital as governments and organisations make decisions about areas of focus in the coming months.
Attainment and disadvantage in Scotland’s schools: what may the impact of lockdown be? Research and Policy Briefing
Poorer students the most impacted by the shift to online learning in lockdown. This research briefing discusses the issues in more detail.
How the COVID-19 global pandemic has affected men and women in different ways due to disparities of agency, income and occupation, particularly women’s roles in care work.
Curated links to evidence and briefings offering the best rapid insights into the COVID-19 related issues facing communities today.
People living in more socio-economically deprived areas had less access to a ‘good death’ than those in more affluent areas before the pandemic: now their prospects have significantly worsened.
Message from Bill Scott, Chair of the Poverty & Inequality Commission about immediate responses to COVID-19 crisis and the longer term impacts on child poverty and wider poverty and inequality.