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"The sector is in crisis with staff leaving in droves in search of employment with better pay and working conditions."

Some concerns were raised that the crisis will pose more significant challenges for organisations, service providers and individuals than even those faced during the pandemic.  

There is widespread concern amongst disabled people about being able to afford the energy required to power and charge essential assistive technologies

The project has been funded by national shared transport charity Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) and Smarter Choices.

The Scottish Power Foundation has funded £10m-worth of support to charities and community groups

The Larder has warned that many people this winter will not be able to feed themselves and their families on a daily basis.

The undervalued process can improve outcomes for people by giving them choice and control

This publication is due to be the first in a stream of research on health inequalities.

“Three per cent on pay for Shelter’s workers when real living costs run at more than four times that rate is just unacceptable."

They also warned that failure to deliver on the Scottish Government’s social housing commitments will put additional pressure on the homelessness system