The concept of a Universal Basic Income is currently attracting attention.
The First Minister has said she is "deeply sorry" for the suffering of survivors of mesh implant surgery ahead of a parliamentary statement on the use of the controversial procedure.
THE unravelling of British Cycling, so recently the poster boys for medal obsessives, has continued apace over the last week amidst claims that allegations of bullying within the organisation were largely ignored.
OUR much-valued NHS is rarely far from the headlines. The news that NHS Scotland pay scales will be capped at one per cent for another year is just the latest cause for concern among doctors and nurses.
The Scottish Government is to fund three cycles of NHS IVF treatment for eligible couples trying to start a family - more than is available in some parts of England and Wales.
THE health service in Scotland faces paying tens of millions more annually on damages claims following an overhaul of compensation payments that means lump sum payouts for negligence could soar, it is claimed.
The Scottish Government confirmed that the pay increase for NHS staff will be capped at one per cent for another year for those earning over £22,000, while employees earning £22,000 or less will receive a flat rate increase of £400.
Health chiefs have apologised to the family of a patient after they sent an air ambulance to the wrong Scottish island.