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Women Returners

26 April 2017 

Evidence suggests that many women struggle to return to work after a career break  due to factors such as a lack of access to flexible working to support care commitments.  Their time away from the workplace often leads to them experiencing a loss of confidence and lacking relevant skills.

Building on our initial funding to Equate Scotland of up to £50,000 to support women back into the workplace, the Minister for Employability and Training has today announced additional funding of £200,000 to widen the initiative across a range of industrial sectors. 

To apply for the fund please download the application form and criteria and return to Andrew Boney at Andrew.boney@gov.scot.

Deadline for applications has been extended to Midnight on Monday 22nd May 2017.

Further background information about Equate Scotland's Women Returners Project can be accessed here.

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