Open Consultations

Here are just a few of the consultations that are open for response just now.  We can produce a response with your concerns, solutions and ideas to one of these, or any other consultation open at the moment.

Responses cost from £950.

Charity price for this service starts (and usually finishes!) at £800 all in.

Closes 19th February 202

Strengthening Scottish Charity Law Survey

The Scottish Government have a survey open to hear from charities, organisations and the general publics about charities and the legislation they need to adhere to.  

Proposals were put forward in 2019 through a consultation, however the analysis report made it clear that more policy development work and stakeholder engagement was required before any further changes should be brought in.

This engagement will build on the previous consultation responses and will assist the Scottish Government in deciding the next steps for charity law.

Closes 15th March 2020

There is a new payment being developed to replace Personal Independence Payments.  These are to be delivered by Social Security Scotland. This form of assistance is provided to disabled individuals between the ages of 16 and state pension age to mitigate the additional costs of living with a disability or health condition.

This consultation is about gathering views, ideas and solutions to make the new benefit work as well as possible.  It is clear there are things Scotland can learn from the benefits that have gone before it.  You could really make a difference in putting forward your thoughts and solutions.

Closes 25th February 2021

Debt Relief Orders (UK)

The UK’s personal insolvency regime seeks to balance the need to provide debt relief to individuals in inescapable financial difficulties, giving them a ‘fresh start’, whilst making a return to creditors from the assets and income of the individual.

There are a number of different options available to help individuals in financial difficulty, ranging from informal arrangements with creditors to solutions within the statutory framework (including individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs), bankruptcy and debt relief orders (DROs)).

This consultations seeks your views on the future of these and howthey can be improved.

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