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Monday, Oct 31, 2016

Reminder – you can still apply for Type I SNSIAP accreditation

To apply please email us at SNSIAP@slab.org.uk with the name of your organisation and the topic of advice you are seeking accreditation in (i.e welfare benefits, housing, money/debt).

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Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

Research into civil legal aid applications

We are conducting research into the experiences of people applying for legal aid as part of our drive to streamline our processes to make applications for legal aid as easy as possible.

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Friday, Oct 14, 2016

SLAB/CELCIS research published on role of solicitor in Children's Hearings

Through the Children’s Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP), we commissioned research looking at the role of solicitors in the children’s hearings system.

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Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

New legal member of SLAB board appointed by Scottish Government

Michael Matheson, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, today announced the appointment of John Hamilton QC as the Faculty Member of SLAB's board.

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Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

SLAB National Care Leavers’ Week homelessness event

We are holding an event as part of National Care Leavers’ Week to provide care leavers with information on what to do and where to go if threatened with homelessness.

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Friday, Oct 07, 2016

Funding for advice projects extended into 2017

More than 100 projects across Scotland helping people with debt, benefit and housing advice will continue to be funded by the Scottish Government and the Money Advice Service (MAS) into 2017.

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Friday, Sep 30, 2016

Civil legal aid applicant survey to measure satisfaction with SLAB services

We have commissioned the independent research agency Systra Ltd to undertake a postal survey exploring the experiences of applicants for civil legal aid.

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Friday, Sep 30, 2016

SLAB publishes Corporate Parenting Plan

SLAB’s first Corporate Parenting Plan has been has approved for publication by our Board. This is a major milestone for the organisation since we became a corporate parent on 1 April 2015 by virtue of the Children and Young Person (Scotland) Act 2014.

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12, Jan, 2018

VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor - Dundee

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12, Jan, 2018

Glasgow City Council v SLAB judicial review case

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10, Jan, 2018

Police station duty fees and anticipated call rates.

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08, Jan, 2018

Police station arrangements from 25 January 2018

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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