- Population: (c) 160,100
- Location: Central Scotland
- Size: 7,857 square kilometres
Local Employability Website
Employment and Training Unit section of the Falkirk
Councils website provides information for local jobseekers,
employers and those working within local
Community Planning Partnership Aims
Details of these can be found within the
Falkirk Single Outcome Agreement 2009 - 2011.
Further area profile, policy and partnership information can
also be found on the Falkirk
Management Information System
Falkirk currently uses
the Mayatas system.
Employability Strategies / Action Plans /
Falkirk Youth Employment Activity Plan (January
Related strategies / frameworks
To be updated…..
NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles
Falkirk Labour Market Profile profile brings together data
from several sources, and includes information on employment/
unemployment, economic inactivity, employment by
occupation, qualifications, earnings by residence, out-of-work
benefits and jobs (total jobs/ employee jobs).
Skills Development Scotland
Skills Development Scotland have prepared local labour
market information and intelligence for each of the unitary
authorities in Scotland that includes:
Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS)
Falkirk SNS Standard Area Profile covers a range of small
area statistics including information on health, education,
poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social /
community issues at the data zone level and above.
Community Health Partnership Profile
Here you can read case studies giving details of different
programmes and success stories in the area:
'Case Studies' section of Falkirk Councils website
provides further information on the partnership approach to young
peoples employability in Falkirk.
Here you can find documents and news
stories about initiatives that have taken place in
the local area.
Launch of Falkirk Connected (August 2014) - created
to unify support for local employers under a new, joint brand
Department for Work and Pensions, and Forth Valley College that brings
together all existing public sector training and employment
services available to employers.
- New Grant Aims to Help Local Small Businesses (September
2012) A new small business grant is being launched that will
help local businesses with their investment plans for the future
across the Falkirk Council area.
- Falkirk Council presents its
first Falkirk Employability Award (July 2012) Falkirk Council
presented their first ever Nationally recognised employability
awards at an informal presentation ceremony at the end of June