Private health firms charging Scots hundreds for GP appointments
Private health firms have financial links to politicians, been accused of mistreating staff and patients, and are charging up to £250 for GP appointments.
Concerns over ongoing ‘bullying’ and secretive culture at environmental regulator
Alongside claims of bullying, responses to an internal survey at SEPA also said “it is not safe to speak out” at the environmental agency.
FFS explains: Upcoming strikes in Scotland
Ferret Fact Service takes a look at the wave of strike action planned across Scotland in coming months, with train drivers, postal workers and coffin-makers all among those scheduled to down tools in August and beyond.
The FFS Show 35: How are unions perceived today?
The FFS Show interviews Eve Livingston about how unions have changed over the years.
Nurses assaulted amid staff crisis at St John’s Hospital, Livingston
Staff at a West Lothian hospital have been assaulted and inexperienced nurses have been left struggling to run wards amidst a staffing crisis, it has been claimed.
Scots pension fund refuses to divest from Russian bank
Scotland's second largest council pension fund has refused to divest from a Russian bank which was sanctioned after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
New bullying allegations at Scots environment agency
Staff at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency have demanded an independent inquiry into allegations of bullying and harassment.
Environment at risk from ‘disastrous’ cyber attack on government watchdog
Five months after a cyber attack, the Scottish Government’s environment watchdog is still struggling to process pollution permits and planning applications.