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Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland Blog

'Late payment culture' costs

Scotland’s late payment culture kills thousands of businesses and causes hundreds of millions pounds of economic damage, according to new Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) research. A new report from the small business campaign group finds that la...
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October retail figures

    WPCS trustee David Lonsdale, Director of the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC), described the October spike in the number of empty shops in our town centres as: ‘a cause for concern’ when commenting on the latest results of the SRC – Spr...
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A question of balance

Thanks to all who took part in our lunchtime Workplace Wellbeing Seminar on Work/Life Balance at Edinburgh Park, in Edinburgh, courtesy of the park management yesterday.Local chaplain Kristina Herbold Ross welcomed 20 people to the manageme...
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Lest we forget

On Armistice Day as we remember our country’s war dead, our chaplains have been playing their part in services across Scotland. In Edinburgh, West of Edinburgh chaplain Kristina Herbold Ross held a service of Remembrance at Royal Mail’s main Sig...
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Chaplain's role in Christmas festival

  During Dundee's popular Christmas Festival, our chaplain Allan Webster is again producing the Dundee Nativity, which played to packed houses every performance last year. The performances bring a new slant to the Nativity story when four charac...
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Great people

Congratulations to Herald Society Awards 'Unsung Hero' winner Raza Sadiq, who helped found an Active Life Club to help build community relations on the southside of Glasgow. We echo what Eamonn Connolly, director at evh which back...
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Bank branch closures

Bank branches are closing at a faster rate in Scotland than in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, figures unearthed by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) show. Statistics from the Competition and Market Authority show that, between 2013 and 2...
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Load shedding

In his Workplace Word, this month, East of Scotland Regional Organiser Chic Lidstone asks, 'Have you ever felt like this?' On holiday I saw a basket in a kitchen cupboard of the house we were staying in which read: “Load Shedding Kit”. I had no idea ...
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New interest

We are excited to have some eight potential new volunteer chaplains entering our interview and induction process following our recent Introduction Day in Edinburgh.The all-day event was hosted by our partner Palmerston Place Church. More than 20 chap...
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Financial hardship talk

Our recent free lunchtime Workplace Wellbeing Seminar, in conjunction with Edinburgh Park Management, prompted some insightful questions and comments from attendees involved in financial services. Ten people attended the session on the subject of sup...
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