Scottish Employability Forum
21 January 2013
We are delighted to announce that the first meeting of the
reconstituted Scottish Employability Forum (SEF) will take place on
31st January 2013.
The intended aim of the new SEF is to provide a single Forum
where all parts of Government can come together, with key
stakeholders and delivery bodies, in order to address unemployment
within the context of economic recovery. The newly constituted SEF
will be jointly chaired by Scottish, UK and
This commitment was articulated in the refreshed employability
framework for Scotland, '
Working for Growth', which was launched on 20th September 2012.
Among the range of proposed actions was a commitment to build upon
the already strong partnership that exists between DWP, the
Scottish Government and our 32 local
The remit of the SEF will be consulted on at the first meeting
and will be published following the meeting. It is our hope that
through the SEF we will collectively be able to ensure a
partnership approach which reflects our joint responsibility and
commitment for improving employability outcomes for the people of