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SQA Digital Learning Guides

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Monday, 14 August, 2017 to Wednesday, 13 September, 2017

SQA has developed a suite of Digital Learning Guides – available here https://www.sqaacademy.org.uk//course/view.php?id=651

The guides help people who don’t have the digital skills and confidence to carry out every day online activities. The guides are free to use. There is no log-in or registration required. Learners simply click on the guide of choice and work through it following the step-by-step visual and audio instructions.

Changes to the Welfare Reform: Event

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Thursday, 3 August, 2017

You are invited to attend an event on the changes that the Welfare Reform will bring in relation to Universal Credit Full Service.  The event will take place on Tuesday 15th August at 9am in Whitehill Neighbourhood Centre.

This is particularly important as it will affect all residents within the South Lanarkshire area that are currently in receipt of or make a new claim to the following benefits:

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A Briefing

News Date: 
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU law that will come into effect on the 25th May 2018 to replace the current Data Protection Act.

It is the biggest overhaul of data protection legislation for over 25 years, and will introduce new requirements for organisations on how they process personal data, and has greater emphasis on organisations accountability of data.

What are you doing to protect your charity from fraud?

News Date: 
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

As part of their duties under the Charities and Trustee Investement (Scotland) Act 2005, trustees of Scottish charities must act with care and dilligence when dealing with the affairs of their charity.  This includes taking necessary precautions to protect its beneficiaries, reputation and assets.  With the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) incorporating instances of theft and fraud as part of its 'Notifiable Events

Job Vacancy Routes to Work South

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Friday, 14 July, 2017 to Sunday, 13 August, 2017

The Routes have a vacancy for a   Work Coach. The  post will support the WorkAble programme which we are delivering on behalf of the Wise Group.  Should you wish to know more about the programme  or about the role please speak to Susan Fairley, Operations Manager by email:   sfairley@rtws.org or call:   0141 646 0540. or see the attached job description.

Have your say on the Council Plan

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Monday, 26 June, 2017

The work of South Lanarkshire Council is guided by the Council Plan, Connect, which sets out their Vision, Values, Ambitions and Objectives.  The current version of Connect came to an end in March 2017 and they are now preparing a new plan for the period 2017 to 2022 and are keen to hear your views on how they can make the Council Plan better.

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