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Punishment in Instalments: Understanding and Navigating the Disclosure and Conviction Process

June 27th, 2019|Latest News|

Disclosure of past convictions has a major impact on a person’s access to employment, education and volunteering opportunities. People who have ‘ done their time’ whether in prison or in the community often find that [...]

Hard Edges Scotland launched

June 27th, 2019|Latest News|

New research highlighting the complexity of the lives of people facing multiple disadvantage in Scotland has launched today. Commissioned by Lankelly Chase and The Robertson Trust and authored by Heriot-Watt University, Hard Edges Scotland also [...]

The Practice of Kindness: Learning from KIN and North Ayrshire

June 27th, 2019|Latest News|

In March 2018, the Carnegie UK Trust brought together a Kindness Innovation Network of people and professionals from across Scotland who had an interest in encouraging kindness in their organisations and communities. At the same [...]

Sentenced to Smart Justice: A report on the proposed extension of the Presumption Against Short Sentences.

May 27th, 2019|Latest News|

In 2018, Community Justice Scotland commissioned research to explore potential impacts of an extension to the Presumption Against Short Sentences from 3 to 12 months. This research compares the needs experienced by people given a [...]

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Educational Interventions

November 26th, 2018|Latest News, Partnership Reports|

Iriss Outlines are summaries of evidence produced by Iriss's Information Specialists in the Evidence Search and Summary Service (ESSS). They are produced using flexible and thorough approaches to identify and evaluate a wide range [...]