The Big Issue

Big Issue vendors to accept contactless payments

Sellers of The Big Issue across the UK will now have access to cashless technology in a bid to boost sales.

Published 10 September 2019

MSPs pay tribute to popular Big Issue vendor

A motion has been lodged at the Scottish Parliament which pays tribute to a Big Issue vendor who died earlier this month.

Published 26 June 2019

First homeless guests dine in style at Edinburgh restaurant

Homeless people in Edinburgh have been treated to a fine dining meal at a chic new restaurant for the first time.

Published 18 October 2016

Glasgow to host 2016 Homeless World Cup

The 2016 Homeless World Cup is to be held in Glasgow, it was announced yesterday.

Published 16 February 2016

The Big Issue and what it means for its 200 Scottish vendors

Today's Homeless Spotlight article sees The Big Issue highlight the work it does, where it operates in Scotland, the problems facing many of its vendors and the benefits of selling the magazine.

Published 27 January 2016

Over a quarter of social housing tenants ‘miss out on savings’

Over a quarter (28 per cent) of social housing tenants are missing out on huge savings by using cash to pay for bills, goods and services, rather than direct debit, according to new research.

Published 17 June 2015