Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:28
There is some great news that more and more apprenticeships are opening up in the Northwest of Glasgow area.
BAe systems are currently looking to employ a new round of appretices in Engineering and Steelwork. Please see here for details: http://www.baesystems.com/en/careers/careers-in-the-uk/apprenticeships/current-opportunities/glasgow
Anyone interested should apply before the end of January 2017!
Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 16:33
For the attention of local charities
Water, sewerage and drainage charges are payable by occupiers of non-domestic premises which are connected to public networks (directly or indirectly. If you are a small charity registered with OSCR or a community amateur sports club then you can apply to the Exemption scheme for exemption or assistance with bills. You must apply by the 31st March 2017.
- Charities and CASCs with a gross income of less than or equal to £200,000 are eligible for a full exemption
- Charities and CASCs with a gross income of less than £300,000 but more than £200,000 are eligible for a 50% discount on their wholesale charges.
- Income is determined by reference to accounts submiutted to OSCR.
- Following a public consultation the Scottish Governmnet concluded that charities and CASCs in possession of a permanent alcohol licence or operating a retail unit (including cafes open to the public) would not be eligible for the scheme.
Charities and CASCs that meet one or more of the following conditions are not eligible:
Possess a permanent alcohol licence under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 or its predecessors (the possession of an occasional licence does not affect eligibility); or
the premises is a charity shop or other premises used for purpose of retailing new or second hand merchandise; or
the premises operates as a café which is open to the public and operated on a regular basis to generate income; or
the organisation is a Local Authority or an Arms-Length External Organisation (ALEO).
Go to Scotland on Tap for more information.
Bill is MSP for Glasgow Anniesland.
His major political interests are the development of policies to eradicate poverty, job creation, housing policy and an end to the nuclear power and weapons programmes of successive British Governments.