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- Fair Start Scotland Statistics 2018

The Scottish Government published information on the first nine months of its employment support service, Fair Start Scotland, on Wednesday 27 February.

Key findings

Up to 31 December 2018:

  • 7,031 people joined Fair Start Scotland (FSS) since its launch in April 2018
  • Of those referred (12,969), 55% of people chose to joinFSS
  • 1,913 Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland participants had started jobs
  • 544 people enrolled in the Health & Work Support pilot since it was launched in late June 2018

The publication can be found on the Scottish Government website here.

A breakdown of Fair Start Scotland starts by contract package area (CPA) was published in November 2018. This information can be found in the table below:

 

 Lot Area

 Contract Area

Starts to 30/09/18

Lot 1

Glasgow

977

Lot 2

Lanarkshire

892

Lot 3

Tayside

501

Lot 4

Forth Valley

448

Lot 5

East

803

Lot 6

South West

436

Lot 7

North East

317

Lot 8

Highlands and Islands

204

Lot 9

West

400

Total

 

4978

 

 

- Published November 2018