Living Wage Week articles

A Just Capital identified action needed for Edinburgh’s employers, Trades Unions, social enterprises, and public sector bodies to come together in a new collective to make Edinburgh a Living Wage City with a shared commitment to the actions needed to at least double...
Council agrees Commission’s actions

Council agrees Commission’s actions

At yesterday’s (6 October 2020) meeting of the City of Edinburgh Council’s Policy and Sustainability Committee, our final report, A Just Capital: Actions to End Poverty in Edinburgh, setting Edinburgh the challenge to end poverty by 2030 was considered and accepted by...
‘A Just Capital’ report in the media

‘A Just Capital’ report in the media

Last week, we published our final report, A Just Capital, setting out actions to end poverty in Edinburgh. On the back of this, we have been delighted with the response that local and national media have had to this report. Below are some highlights: The Herald Why is...
Edinburgh Evening News Featured Article

Edinburgh Evening News Featured Article

Edinburgh Poverty Commission Chair Jim McCormick’s article was a double page spread in the 1 September 2020 edition of the Evening News part of their Recovery Edinburgh series. It can be viewed on pages 8 and 9 on the Press Reader link. Or you can read it in...
Our Future Now – The Need to Act

Our Future Now – The Need to Act

Edinburgh Poverty Commissioner Celia Tennant reflects that to tackle the scale of inequality of youth unemployment it will take radical and bold intervention. Read her full blog on Inspiring Scotland’s website