Archive for July 2019

Delayed Discharge On The Rise Amid Social Care Crisis

The number of people being left stuck in hospital despite being medically fit to leave has increased year-on-year. The practice, known as delayed discharge, often arises because a social care package – that would allow someone to safely return home or to a community setting – is not in place. At the May 2019 census…

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‘Say What You Pay With Pride’ During Fair Tax Week

Local companies are being encouraged to take a ‘responsible attitude’ during Fair Tax Week which runs from 6-14 July. Tax avoidance practices by businesses across the UK is causing record levels of concern among the Scottish public, according to new polling by ICM. The survey, commissioned by the Fair Tax Mark, also shows that more…

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