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This section gives details on Scotland's Devolved Employment Support Services.

Employment help and support for disabled people.

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).

View the map to explore the regions

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

This section provides information about the pipeline, and the different stages and interventions within it.

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

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  • 21 September 2017

    1700 pupils are already taking part in the programme in 161 schools across Scotland.

  • 20 September 2017

    Skills Development Scotland’s careers hub has opened at the Scottish Learning Festival.

  • 18 September 2017

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today announced that Scotland’s new social security agency will be headquartered in Dundee, bringing hundreds of jobs to the city.

  • 15 September 2017

    Close the Gap is currently doing research on black and minority ethnic women’s experiences of employment in Scotland.