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“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”
“Fair Start Scotland was founded upon the principles of dignity and respect; these responses suggest that it is succeeding.”
Local employers are invited to book their place at an event that will help them learn more about recruiting apprentices and attracting young people to their workforce.
“You are welcome here, you contribute to this country’s diversity and prosperity, and we will do everything we can to help you stay in Scotland.”
“The Living Wage is not just positive for employees, it also makes sense for businesses,”
Only around 40% of working age disabled adults are in employment,