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
To apply for the fund please download the application form and
criteria and return to Andrew Boney at Andrew.firstname.lastname@example.org.
applications has been extended to Midnight on Monday 22nd May
Further background information about Equate Scotland's Women
Returners Project can be accessed here.