welfare






Identifying factors influencing return to work in the over 50s This new study on the over 50s aims to investigate the relationships between health, worklessness, the return to work process […]

Supporting Older People into Employment (SOPIE)





biketrouble/Flickr CC BY-NC-SA   Kenneth Gibb, Policy Scotland, University of Glasgow When the council tax was first introduced in 1993, it was viewed as a politically clever fix after the catastrophe of […]

Council tax reform is long overdue – so how do ...


By Professor Ken Gibb, University of Glasgow Earlier today I was part of a report launch jamboree in Edinburgh. This was the official presentation of the Commission on Housing and […]

Housing and Wellbeing – blueprints and more


Yesterday the final report from the Commission on Housing and Wellbeing that Shelter Scotland set up back in 2013 was launched. Chaired by the former Auditor General, Robert Black the […]

Commission on Housing and Wellbeing