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Poverty in Scotland: A discussion with JRF on progress pre, during and post Covid-19

At the end of the parliamentary year, we would normally have received a progress report form the Scottish Government on their efforts to tackle child poverty and how they are making progress towards the statutory child poverty targets. The report has been postponed indefinitely, but this doesn’t mean that work …

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The short and long term implications for the Global, UK and Scottish economy, with Stephen Boyle and Professor Andrew Goudie

Graeme Roy is joined by Mairi Spowage and Stephen Boyle of the Fraser of Allander Institute, and Professor Andrew Goudie of the University of Strathclyde to discuss the latest economic implications of the global crisis. The team discuss the current ongoing economic implications for the global, UK and Scottish economies, …

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A preview of the FAI Quarterly Economic Commentary with Deloitte

Graeme Roy, Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute is joined by Mairi Spowage, Deputy Director of the Institute and Steve Williams, Senior Partner at Deloitte to discuss the upcoming Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary. The Institute will set out the key messages from the latest Quarterly Economic Commentary, including …

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Making the restart work for business and employees

Emma Congreve is joined by Alan Thornburrow, Scotland Director at Business in the Community (BITC) to discuss how businesses have been adapting, the challenges that face them in starting to reopen, and the longer term issues that businesses and government need to face. Chair Emma Congreve, Fraser of Allander Institute …

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What Coronavirus means for education, childcare and working parents

The closure of schools and childcare facilities have meant most parents currently have their children at home. Given the expectation that children won’t return to full time education for some time yet, this raises big questions over the quality of their education and the ability of their parents to juggle …

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Implications of the crisis on the Scottish economy – FAI webinar

On Friday 15th May, the Fraser of Allander team hosted a webinar, giving an overview of the current economic situation, the impact of the pandemic and the immediate outlook for the Scottish economy. The presentations focussed on the economic context, highlighting some key findings from research by the institute into …

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