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Sub-council area population projections to be published
The Improvement Service is currently working with the National Records of Scotland (NRS) to produce a standard set of population projections for sub-council areas.
10 July 2020
Challenging barriers to elected office
Councillor Alison Evison, Chair of the IS Board and COSLA President, writes about ongoing work to widen access to elected office.
8 July 2020
IS volunteer providing vital support for disaster response
A member of our staff at the Improvement Service, Dominic Greenslade, volunteers with Map Action who has recently featured in an article on the BBC website for its role in disaster response.
6 July 2020
Location information paving the way
The Improvement Service is pleased to announce the launch of new open data services and products in support of the new UK Geospatial Strategy.
2 July 2020
Upcoming money and welfare advice webinars
The IS and Scottish Government are hosting a series of webinars for funders and providers of money and welfare rights services.
25 June 2020
Survey shows support for NEC changes
Plans to simplify the National Entitlement Card (NEC) Scheme have received overwhelming support from Scotland’s councils in a recent consultation.
24 June 2020
Update on the Scottish Citizens' Basic Income Feasibility Study
Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of a Citizens’ Basic Income (CBI) pilot in Scotland have completed the draft final report on their findings.The report concludes a CBI pilot is…
12 June 2020