The Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance newsletter March 2005
The Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA) promotes, supports and defends the principles and practice of independent advocacy across Scotland. This newsletter provides an update on the progress of the SIAA. Points of interest include information on the Human Rights Act 2000, Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003; details of organisations who offer support to those affected by stress, domestic abuse, mental health problems and elder abuse.
The newsletter also looks at Individual Learning Scotland (ILA), the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981, known as TUPE, and its importance to advocates and advocacy organisations.