The increase in the living wage is set to deliver a welcome pay increase to hundreds of public sector workers in Scotland. The living wage has increased from £7.65 per hour to £7.85 per hour and from April 2015 those covered by Scottish Government pay policy and receiving the living wage will see their salary increased when each part of the public sector sets its annual pay settlement.
Party’s new leader in Scotland must overcome largest-ever poll deficit after survey puts it 17 points behind biggest rival, the SNPChristmas has been a brief moment of calm for Jim Murphy, Scottish Labour’s new leader.
If your children are getting to grips with a new Android tablet for Christmas, here’s our pick of the most educational and entertaining kids’ apps this year • The best iPad apps for kids of 2014 Endless Reader is full of character: an app where a...
ONLINE payments service PayPal has reported hundreds of Scottish customers to the US authorities for allegedly violating US embargoes on trade with Cuba after they bought small amounts of Cuban coffee from a Perth-based bean roaster.
ICM poll reveals old distinction between Scottish and UK elections is disappearing in wake of September referendumForty-five is a losing score in a referendum, but as a percentage in a general election, it would provide a crushing victory.
NOW that I have time on my hands to read newspapers, I noted the musings from my self-appointed biographer David Torrance (Why the Salmond magic is in need of a revisionist take, The Herald, September 22).
Aberdeen Press and Journal Highland artist designs Alex Salmond's Christmas card Aberdeen Press and Journal A Highland artist's painting of a north-east landmark has been chosen as the official Christmas card sent by Alex Salmond and his wife.
LONDON (Reuters) - A hoard of Viking gold and silver artifacts dating back over 1,000 years has been discovered by a treasure hunter with a metal detector in Scotland, in a find hailed by experts as one of the country's most significant.