Covid-19 Childcare provision for key workers

Following the decision to close schools and Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) settings, the Scottish Government has provided guidance to councils on how to define key workers, which includes: health and care workers directly supporting COVID-19 response, life threatening emergency work, critical primary and community care; energy suppliers and teachers and those providing childcare for those at […]

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Covid-19 Business and employment

HMRC has now set up a help line specifically for the self-employed people and businesses who could be struggling due to COVID-19. You can contact this helpline at: 0800 0159 559. The general business support line for Scotland is 0300 303 0660 HMRC support during COVID-19 HMRC support for people and businesses in your constituency […]

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API Foils buyout saves 100 jobs

Delighted to hear that API Foils in Livingston has been bought by major global packaging business, Aldus. It’s great news for the employees, their families and our local area which has a long and very proud tradition of manufacturing. API was the second oldest company in Livingston and has a staff which is hugely experienced […]

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