Covid-19 Scottish Government updates and press releases

You will find the most up to date information produced by the Scottish Government here – it will be refreshed daily. https://www.gov.scot/publications/ddtf-status-update-from-chair-19-march-2020/ Scottish Government updates and press releases Shielding update 23/07/20 People who have been advised to shield because of Covid-19, will no longer have to do so from 1 August. Those affected will receive […]

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Covid-19 Business and employment

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme This week HMRC will start contacting customers who may be eligible for the new Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. The scheme will allow self-employed people to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of their average trading profits up to a maximum of £7,500, equivalent to three months’ profits. Constituents can claim if they’re a self-employed […]

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Covid-19 Key primary sources of information

Key primary sources:  Scottish Government Coronavirus in Scotland https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/ NHS Inform Latest guidance about COVID-19 from NHS Scotland: https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19 Ready Scotland Ready Scotland have prepared a useful list of where to go to find additional support for you or someone you know, which will be updated on a rolling basis. https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/ SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT COVID-19 GUIDANCE […]

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Covid-19 – Scotland Cares – national volunteering campaign

National campaign launched for those able to give support A new ‘Scotland Cares’ campaign has been launched to encourage people to volunteer during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While the most important ask for the public remains to stay at home and follow the essential public health guidance, people who are healthy and not at risk […]

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Covid-19 Our Livingston community

We all want to do what we can to help our communities, so this page will collate all the local efforts underway to help and support people in Livingston. Thank you all for everything you are doing, the support being offered is incredibly generous – I’m proud to represent you! It has been great to […]

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