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Policy and Partnership

This section gives details on Scotland's Devolved Employment Support Service, Fair Start Scotland 



An overview of the strategic and operational partnerships in Scotland.

The SEF provides a Forum where all parts of Government can come together with key stakeholders, in order to address unemployment within the context of economic recovery.

The National Delivery Group has been established in response to requests from local employability practitioners and managers, seeking to come together to share information.

The Third Sector Employability Forum works to develop the capacity of the sector in relation to policy development and the delivery of employability services.

The WRHEF (previously known as HEDG) was established in December 2009 and is attended by NHS health managers from across Scotland whose remit includes employability activities.

This section provides information on all 32 Local Employability Partnerships and contact details for each partnerships lead contact.

In this section you can find summaries of Scottish and UK policy on employment and employability. 

The Scottish Government's long term aim is to equip all young people with the skills for learning, life and work, and to participate and progress, to employment.

Structural Funds are the significant source of European Union funding for economic development in Scotland.

This section gives details on the impact of the Welfare Reform bill in Scotland.

This section explains the role of the Third Sector in providing services in Scotland.