Fair Start Scotland aims to support a minimum
of 38,000 people across Scotland, who want help to find work, and
stay in work.
Fair Start Scotland is an
important milestone for devolved employment support in
Scotland, using one of the first powers devolved under the 2016
Provision of Fair Start Scotland will be
flexible, tailored and responsive to individual need, offering a
person centred approach.
Fair Start Scotland service providers
work with employers to identify recruitment needs and can tailor
pre-work and in-work support to suit both employers and
This section gives details on Scotland's Devolved Employment
Fair Start Scotland
Work First Scotland
Work Able Scotland
Working women contribute significantly to the Scottish economy
but they can face particular challenges. For more information and
the work of the Strategic Group on Women and Work (SGWW).
Services and support within each Local Authority, Jobcentre
Plus or Health Board area.
The 2011 census figures show that 523,000 (or 15% of) working
age people in Scotland have a long-term activity-limiting health
problem or disability.
Carers make a substantial but often unseen contribution to
Scottish society and the economy.
It is estimated that only 25% of Scotlands 26,000 adults
with learning disabilities are in employment or training.
Find out how it can support you.
The third annual ministerial summit on employability was held on the 5th December 2018
We are happy to share with you Venture Trust's Annual Review.
There are many routes to a successful career - as shown by the #NoWrongPath campaign that reached 14 million people on exam results day last year and it looking to be just as popular this year.
I wanted to draw your attention to the Challenge Fund launched today.
The sessions aim to help providers to recruit and support apprentices from underrepresented groups.
Our theme “Employment and Opportunity: Collaborating for Success” will explore how a ‘whole-person, whole-system’ approach inclusively progresses people, place and productivity beyond the traditional focus on structures and systems.
RT @scotgoveconomy: Business, Fair Work and Skills Minister @jamiehepburn spoke at @scotlandpolicy Conferences keynote seminar: The future…
RT @jamiehepburn: Thanks to @scotlandpolicy for having me along to their conference on the future of apprenticeships this morning. Good Q&A…