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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.

Find out how it can support you.


  • 26 June 2017
  • 26 June 2017

    East Lothian Council has been approved a European Social Fund grant to administer a local Challenge Fund which will take forward projects in the East Lothian area to support the strategic employability skills pipeline. The Challenge Fund is open to 3rd sector organisations. It will support projects which will assist in mitigating the impacts of inequalities and to actively target those clients who are furthest from the labour market and face a particularly challenging combination of barriers to employment (2 or more), particularly those in rural areas and areas of deprivation.

  • 16 June 2017

    Construction company receives youth employment award

  • 15 June 2017

    The number of Modern Apprenticeship starts increased to 26,262 and exceeded the 2016/17 annual target, new statistics have confirmed.