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An overview of the strategic and operational partnerships in Scotland.

A selection of learning materials and case studies currently used in employability.

Services and support within each Local Authority, Jobcentre Plus or Health Board area.

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  • 30 July 2015

    Developing the Young Workforce blog now has an edited version of the speech from Aileen McKechnie, Director of Advanced Learning and Science in the Scottish Government, to the Equality Challenge Unit on Tackling Inequality and Delivering Economic Growth in Scotland.

  • 28 July 2015

    Nearly 151,000 households have been helped by the Scottish Welfare Fund, since the scheme began in April 2013. During the first two years of operation, around £65 million has been allocated, providing a safety net to households in a disaster or emergency and helping people set up home or stay in the community rather than being in care.

  • 28 July 2015

    Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith hails changing attitudes of UK business towards disabled staff, as the Disability Confident campaign celebrates its second anniversary.

  • 28 July 2015

    The Work and Pensions Select Committee launches inquiry into DWP’s contracted welfare-to-work provision.


  • 3 August 2015

    Empowering Pathways is FREE programme developed by YWCA Scotland specifically for women.

  • 14 September 2015

    Scotland’s Employability and Skills Convention will bring together policy makers and practitioners from across Scotland and beyond to discuss the latest developments and the directions which Scotland will take in the future.