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  • 27 March 2018
    News, Employment, Scottish Government, Work Programme

    Scotland’s first fully devolved employment service will start delivering flexible and tailored support from Tuesday 3 April.

  • 22 March 2018
    News, Employment, Scottish Government, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

    200 new posts this year at recruitment firm.

  • 21 March 2018
    News, Employment, Scottish Government, Dundee

    Recruitment is now open for the first jobs with Scotland’s new social security agency.

  • 21 March 2018
    News, Employment, Scottish Government, Minister for Employability & Training

    80,000 more people in employment compared to pre-recession.

  • 12 March 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    April’s event will feature expert speakers who will detail every stage of recruiting and managing apprentices. Sessions will explore funding and recruitment processes, reasons for recruiting apprentices and what it is like to be an apprentice.

  • 8 March 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Deputy First Minister, Skills Development Scotland

    The Perthshire pupils are currently studying Foundation Apprenticeships in subjects including engineering, social services – children and young people and business skills.

  • 28 February 2018
    News, Scottish Government, Employment, Statistics

    Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, 2017, Quarters 1, 2 and 3.

  • 23 February 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Skills Development Scotland, Young People

    John F McClelland CBE, Chair of Skills Development Scotland (SDS) made the comments as he pledged backing for the new approach to economic development in the region during a meeting of the SDS Board at Spark Energy in Selkirk.

  • 9 February 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) careers services scored grades of very good and good across all categories in an Education Scotland review published on Friday.

  • 8 February 2018
    News, Equality, Minister for Employability & Training, Scottish Government

    A £500,000 fund to promote equality within the workplace has been opened by Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn.

  • 1 February 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    Organised by Paisley’s Skills Development Scotland careers centre, in partnership with West College Scotland, the event gave young people the chance to discover the benefits Foundation, Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships.

  • 24 January 2018
    News, Employment, Labour Market, Statistics

    The number of people in employment increased by 7,000 over the quarter with 2,662,000 people in employment in Scotland.

  • 12 January 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Scottish Government, Skills Development Scotland

    More than 3,500 new work-based learning opportunities will help boost Scotland’s economy and give young people a head-start in their careers.

  • 12 January 2018
    News, Employer, Skills Development Scotland, Youth Employment

    The UK’s largest fully integrated forestry company received the Award at its Dalbeattie sawmill earlier this month.

  • 11 January 2018
    News, Apprenticeship, Youth Employment, Scottish Government

    At least 28,000 new apprentices will be trained next year, with increased support for rural areas and key sectors.