A programme of activities to support young people who have left school this summer has been launched .
This is a time for examining the tourism sector much more closely than ever before. Change is required.
A new Skill Matching Service (SMS) scheme has been introduced by Lantra Scotland, a charity supported by the Scottish Government, to match rural businesses with potential employees and volunteers during the response to COVID-19.
Employers have a duty of care for their employees and this includes ensuring they have equipment that is safe to use if they are being expected to work from home.
The decision by North Air based in Aberdeen to furlough employees during the COVID-19 crisis on full pay has been welcomed by the trade union Unite.
Information & links to volunteering and jobs during the COVID19 pandemic
“only 45.6% of disabled people are in employment, compared to 81.1% for non-disabled people”
The cut would affect the take home pay of Parliamentary Researchers, Constituency Caseworkers and Communications Staff directly employed by Members of the Scottish Parliament.
It estimated that in Orkney there are over 1,000 military veterans and in Scotland as a whole, 220,000.
Letters: “The importance of relatively well paid jobs in rural areas (particularly in the Highlands and Islands) cannot be overstated”