This paper is the Scottish element of the UK-wide report In Time of Need, published at the end of March this year. It it calls on Holyrood to seize the opportunity of its devolved powers to lead the way on income replacement in the UK.
Andrew Harrop, Howard Reed and Eloise Sacares make the case for a comprehensive new system of British employment insurance.
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Following the 2022 spring statement, Fabian Society research finds the balance between tax free allowances and social security is unjust, with people on middle and high incomes now able to receive more financial support than those without work