Links - A to Z

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Audit Scotland
www.audit-scotland.gov.uk
Audit Scotland provides the Auditor General and the Accounts Commission with the services they need to check that public money is spent properly, efficiently and effectively. Website provides performance indicators and reports regarding Central Government, Local Government and Health.

BAK Basel Benchmarking
www.bakbasel.ch
An independent economic analysis, forecasting and consultings service for the European market.

Business at the Mitchell
www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/Business/BusinessMitchell
An exciting new development in the electronic provision of Business and Intellectual Property information from Glasgow Libraries. Contains information on companies, products, patents, trademarks, business directories and British standards.

Business Gateway - Glasgow
www.bgateway.com
The web site for Scottish Enterprise’s Business Gateway – a business information portal.

CBI Scotland
www.cbi.org.uk
The CBI helps create and sustain the conditions in which businesses in the UK can compete and prosper for the benefit of all and are the premier lobbying organisation for UK business on national and international issues.

City Collaboration
www.glasgow-edinburgh.co.uk
Official website for the collaboration venture between Glasgow and Edinburgh. This website provides you with information about the cities, the partner organisations, explains what is meant by collaboration, and what they plan to do together.

Clyde Gateway Urban Regeneration Company (URC)
www.clydegateway.com
A formal partnership between Glasgow City Council, South Lanarkshire Council, Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Government, charged with leading the way on achieving unparalleled social, economic and physical change in the historic communities of Bridgeton, Dalmarnock, Parkhead, Rutherglen and Shawfield.

Clyde Waterfront
www.clydewaterfront.com
Information on Scotland’s single most significant urban renewal project and development opportunity.

Commonwealth Games
www.glasgow2014.com
Key facts, latest news and vacanies for The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

COSLA
www.cosla.gov.uk
COSLA, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, is the representative voice of Scottish local government and also acts as the employers’ association on behalf of all Scottish councils.

Cultural Enterprise Office
www.culturalenterpriseoffice.co.uk
Cultural Enterprise Office is Scotland’s specialist creative and cultural industry service, assisting individuals with the development of their business, arts practice and continued professional development.

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Digital Media Quarter: Pacific Quay
www.pacificquaydmq.com
Latest news and developments from the flagship Clyde Waterfront regeneration project.

Europa
www.europa.eu
The European Union on-line.

European Commission
ec.europa.eu
The European Commission embodies and upholds the general interest of the European Union and is the driving force in the Union's institutional system.

European Structural Funds Programmes
www.esep.co.uk
ESEP Ltd manages and administers European Structural Fund Programmes in Scotland.

Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland
www.fsb.org.uk/scotland
The FSB is the largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms.

Foresight
www.foresight.gov.uk
The government-led ‘Foresight’ programme brings people, knowledge and ideas together to look ahead and prepare for the future.

Futureskills Scotland
www.futureskillsscotland.org.uk
Information and analysis of the Scottish Labour Market. Contains data at Glasgow City level.

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General Register Office for Scotland
www.gro-scotland.gov.uk
The General Register Office for Scotland is the department of the devolved Scottish Administration responsible for the registration of births, marriages, deaths, divorces and adoptions in Scotland, and for carrying out periodic censuses of Scotland's population.

Glasgow and the Clyde Valley Structure Plan Joint Committee
www.gcvsdpa.gov.uk
Local Government Joint Committee with the core remit of preparing, publishing and submitting a twenty-year development strategy to Scottish Ministers.

Glasgow Caledonian University
www.gcu.ac.uk

Glasgow Centre for Population Health
www.gcph.org.uk
A research and development centre which works across the boundaries of research, policy, implementation and community life to shape a healthier future for Scotland.

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
www.glasgowchamber.org
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is the principal representation body for the business community in Glasgow.

Glasgow City Council – Facts & Figures about Glasgow
www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/AboutGlasgow

Glasgow City Council – Home Page
www.glasgow.gov.uk
Local government authority for Glasgow.

Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
www.seeglasgow.com
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau is the official destination marketing agency for Glasgow with responsibility for positioning the city across its national and international markets and is custodian of the Glasgow: Scotland with Style brand. It also operates the Convention Bureau, which is responsible for attracting conferences, meetings, exhibitions and events to Glasgow.

Glasgow City Vision
glasgowcityvision.com
Glasgow City Council exercise that aims to provide an overarching, longer term framework for strategic development for Glasgow and set the priorities for the city for 2014-2025

Glasgow Community Planning Partnership
www.glasgowcpp.org.uk
The Glasgow Community Planning Partnership brings key public, private, community and voluntary representatives together with the aim of delivering better, more joined-up public services in the city.

Glasgow East Regeneration Agency
www.gera.org.uk
The agency committed to delivering regeneration, childcare and employability projects across the East End of Glasgow.

Glasgow Film Office
www.glasgowfilm.com
Support film and television drama production in Glasgow, acting as both film commission for the city and a sectoral development agency for the film and television companies located in Glasgow.

Glasgow For Business
www.glasgowforbusiness.com
Business relocation, business development and inwards investment information about the city.

Glasgow Housing Association
www.gha.org.uk
Information from the association which has held the responsibility for the bulk of Glasgow’s social housing since 2003.

Glasgow North Regeneration Agency
www.glasgownorth.org
Provides support for local people, business organisations and not for profit organisations in the North of the city.

Glasgow Service with Style
www.glasgowservicewithstyle.com
Glasgow Service with Style is your gateway to an unrivalled source of work and training resources for the tourism sector, including support, funding, advice, jobs and networking opportunities

Glasgow South East Regeneration Agency
www.gsera.org.uk
The agency committed to developing business, employment, recruitment and community in the South East of the city.

Glasgow South West Regeneration Agency
www.gswra.co.uk
GSWRA is a new organisation that will serve the communities of Southwest Glasgow.

Glasgow West Regeneration Agency
www.opps.org.uk
Agency aiming to regenerate the economy of the West of Glasgow by creating, enhancing and delivering opportunities for its people, communities and businesses.

Glasgow Works
www.glasgoworks.eu
Delivers the Glasgow Welfare to Work City Strategy.

Glasgow's Regeneration Agency
www.glasgowregeneration.org.uk
On 1st April 2011, Glasgow’s five local regeneration agencies joined together to become one citywide organisation called Glasgow’s Regeneration Agency.

IFSD
www.ifsdglasgow.co.uk
International Financial Services District website provides business relocation information, advice and support.

Institute for Public Policy Research
www.ippr.org.uk
Seeks to promote social justice, democratic participation and economic and environmental sustainability in government policy.

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National Statistics
www.statistics.gov.uk
Free access to data produced by the Office for National Statistics, government departments and devolved administrations.

New Economics Foundation
www.neweconomics.org
An independent “think and do” tank, combining rigorous analysis and policy debate with practical solutions on the ground, often run and designed with the help of local people.

Nexxus
www.nexxusscotland.com
The West of Scotland BioScience Network, promotes and supports research excellence, innovation and knowledge transfer within the life science community in the West of Scotland.

Nomis
www.nomisweb.co.uk
Nomis gives you free access to the most detailed and most up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official sources. Information available at the Glasgow City (G1) level.

OECD - Statistics
www.oecd.org
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) offers a wide range of statistical information for industry and business purposes.

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PACE
www.scotland.gov.uk
Search for PACE on the main site. Partnership Action for Continued Employment, the Scottish Government initiative to provide early warning/intervention in redundancy situations.

Scotland Food and Drink
www.scotlandfoodanddrink.org
The industry led organisation providing information on the Food and Drink sector in Scotland. Provides information about the industry in Glasgow.

Scottish Council for Development and Industry
www.scdi.org.uk
The Scottish Council for Development and Industry is an independent membership network which strengthens Scotland's competitiveness by influencing Government policies to encourage sustainable economic prosperity.

Scottish Development International
www.sdi.co.uk
Provides research and financial assitance to businesses to assist the growth of the Scottish economy and helps Scottish-based companies develop international trade.

Scottish Enterprise
www.scottish-enterprise.com
Scottish Enterprise undertakes a wide programme of research, evaluation and futures work, often in conjunction with other partners and research bodies.

Scottish Financial Enterprise
www.sfe.org.uk
Independent organisation that supports and represents the interests of the international financial services industry.

Scottish Government
www.scotland.gov.uk
Official web site for the Scottish Government (formerly the Scottish Executive).

Scottish Government Statistics
www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/
Comprehensive selection of Scottish statistics.

Scottish Housing Regulator
www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) regulates registered social landlords and the landlord and homelessness services of local authorities.

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics
www.sns.gov.uk
Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS) is the Scottish Government’s on-going programme to improve the availability, consistency and accessibility of small area statistics in Scotland.

Scottish Water
www.scottishwater.co.uk
Publicly owned water supplying company and ensuring sustainable development in their sector.

SEPA
www.sepa.org.uk
Scotland’s environmental regulator and adviser, responsible to the Scottish Parliament through Ministers.

Skills Development Scotland
www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk
Skills Development Scotland bring together four partner organisations with a shared vision to drive forward real, positive and sustained change in Scotland's skills performance.

SLIMS
www.slims.org.uk
SLIMS specialises in economic & labour market analysis and related policy development. Also offers forecasts, industry analysis, qualitative & survey research, evaluations and other services.

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
www.spt.co.uk
Website for organisation responsible for planning and delivering transport solutions across Glasgow and beyond.

Supplier Development Programme
www.sdpscotland.co.uk
The Supplier Development Programme aims to assist all businesses improve their performance in winning contracts with Scottish Public Sector Organisations.This site provides news, events and information regarding public sector contract opportunities.

Sustainable Glasgow
www.sustainableglasgow.org.uk
The Sustainable Glasgow Initiative aims to make Glasgow one of Europe’s most sustainable cities within 10 years.

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The Lighthouse
www.thelighthouse.co.uk
Scotland's Centre for Architecture and Design.

Transport Scotland
www.transportscotland.gov.uk
Information from the national transport agency for Scotland.

University of Glasgow
www.gla.ac.uk

University of Strathclyde
www.strath.ac.uk

Urban Audit
www.urbanaudit.org/index.aspx
European Union collection of comparable statistics and indicators for European cities, Glasgow profile available via "City Profile".

Visit Scotland – Research & Statistics
www.visitscotland.org
The official corporate website of Visit Scotland – the national tourism organisation for Scotland, includes research & statistics.

Visit Scotland – Tourist Information
www.visitscotland.com
The official website of Scotland’s National Tourist Board – tourist information & accommodation availability.