Deliveroo has been accused of making a “hollow and cynical PR move” aimed at preventing its workers from pursuing their rights by signing a “partnership deal” with the GMB union.
Asylum children in Scotland have spent months living in overcrowded B&B rooms with their families and struggled to access schooling.
Councils have been accused of a “moral failure” to provide decent housing to homeless people and of overseeing a “fiscal disaster” as costs top quarter of a billion.
Highland Council has been accused by conservationists of causing potentially criminal damage to native trees at Loch Morlich.
Scottish Water agreed to keep prices in line with inflation as requested by the Scottish Government. But said this may impact its ability to meet agreed targets.
Phone calls made by prisoners to the Samaritans more than doubled in just six months,
Reports of suicide and self harm by asylum seekers increased by more than 250 per cent in a four month period
People who use drugs and alcohol are being denied proper support to deal with their mental health problems, The Ferret's From the Margins team has found.
Michael dials the number for the alcohol and drug crisis centre and holds the phone to his ear. It’s late February, and he’s been going through this ritual for three days.