Real Living Wage Increases to £9.90 in Scotland as living costs rise

The Fair Work Convention Co Chairs Professor Patricia Findlay and Grahame Smith welcome the announcement from the Living Wage Foundation that the Real Living Wage will increase to £9:90. Commenting on the announcement, Professor Patricia Findlay said: “Increasing the Real Living Wage is absolutely crucial as part of the fight against poverty in Scotland as … Read more

New Members blog – Jim Savege

In our next New Members blog is from Chief Executive of Aberdeenshire Council, Jim Savege who reflects on the impact of  COVID-19  and the significance of fair work principles. I am writing this blog whilst at the same time busily packing to head away to see friends and family, many of whom I have not … Read more

New Members blog – Anna Fowlie

Today we hear from Anna Fowlie who is the Chief Executive of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) and new member of the Fair Work Convention she shares with us her personal experience of working in HR in the 90’s and her reasons for joining the Fair Work Convention.  Let me share a memory of … Read more

Rising to the Challenge: a Just Transition and Fair Work – On-Line Webinar

Rising to the Challenge: a Just Transition and Fair Work is a webinar hosted by the Fair Work Convention on Tuesday 23 November, 2021 at 4pm – 5:30pm. It is an opportunity to reflect on the 26th UN Climate Change Conference and to explore and discuss the action Scotland must now take to create a … Read more