Scottish Water

We are a publicly owned company, answerable to the Scottish Parliament and the people of Scotland. It’s our job to provide 1.34 billion litres of drinking water every day and take away 847 million litres of waste water daily.

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Signposts – Towards Universal Information & Advice

‘Signposts – Towards Universal Information & Advice’, produced by a project group as part of the TASC workstream within the JIP programme, is a key objective of Putting People First. The guidance is intended to help local authorities develop their univers

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Free Services for gas and electricity customers across the UK

A guide to the free services available and who is eligible to claim them. Help includes password protection scheme, meter reading, moving meters, gas checks, special controls and adapters.

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Affordable Housing Glossary: A handy reference guide

This guide has been developed to explain what affordable housing is, the different tenure models available, who it is aimed at and how it is allocated.

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UK Cohousing Network

Cohousing communities are created and run by their residents. Each household has a self-contained, private home but residents come together to manage their community and share activities. Cohousing is a way of combating the alienation and isolation many e

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Disability benefits: Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment

Disability Living Allowance is a non means-tested benefit for people who have long-term physical or mental health problems. Personal Independence Payment has replaced Disability Living Allowance from 2013 for people who are aged under 65 making a new

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MAKING IT REAL: Marking progress towards personalised, community based support

Think Local, Act Personal is the sector wide commitment to transform adult social care through personalisation and community-based support. It committed over 30 national organisations to work together and to develop, as one of the key priorities, a set

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Working with older lesbian, gay and bisexual people

A guide for Care and Support Services

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