A proposed Deposit and Return Scheme for drinks containers such as plastic bottles made from PET plastic, aluminium and steel cans and glass bottles is currently out for consultation in the form of draft Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020.
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The COSLA's 2019 Annual Conference includes a session hosted by Scottish Empty Homes Partnership on Empty Homes - The Asset on our Doorsteps. This has been a hot topic in recent years and here we take a look at the current state of play.
Here we take a look at some of the recommendations of the Scottish Land Commission (SLC) in a report published at the tail end of last year on expanding community ownership and community rights to buy.
Scottish Environmental Regulations 2019: An insight into the future of Scottish environmental policy
The Scottish Environmental Regulations 2019 (Environment (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2019) are amongst the raft of transitional measures required to implement the UK’s exit from the EU, and offer an insight into the future of Scottish environmental policy.
For social enterprises thinking about setting up a Community Interest Company (CIC), it is important to understand what the 'asset lock' is and what it means for your business as it is a permanent feature of CICs.