Improvement Districts, the next generation of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), seek to provide a vehicle for local businesses to work together with other public and private sector partners to improve local economies and, by extension, local communities in a variety of contexts. At their heart, they are the realisation of a meaningful corporate – community – public partnership working collaboratively to deliver better local economic and social outcomes.
Successful and thriving Improvement Districts working together across the whole of Scotland, supported by Scotland’s Improvement Districts, are a vital delivery mechanism for a dynamic, prosperous and inclusive Scotland.
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The latest CDAS newsletter marks Human Rights Day, and looks at how community development and place-making can embed a human rights approach. The