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Falkirk

Partnership Info

Area Overview

  • Population: (c) 157,380 
  • Location: Central Scotland
  • Size: 7,857 square kilometres

Key Contacts

Local Employability Website
The  Employment and Training Unit section of the Falkirk Councils website provides information for local jobseekers, employers and those working within local employability services.  

Community Planning Partnership Aims and Structures
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 Council Website

Management Information System
Falkirk currently uses the Mayatas system.

Key Documents

Employability Strategies / Action Plans / Business Plans

Falkirk Youth Employment Activity Plan (August 2017)

Related strategies / frameworks
To be updated…..

Statistics

NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles
The  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

Case Studies

Here you can read case studies giving details of different programmes and success stories in the area:

  • The  'Case Studies' section of Falkirk Councils website provides further information on the partnership approach to young peoples employability in Falkirk.

Further Information

Here you can find documents and news stories about initiatives that have taken place in the local area.

News

  • Launch of Falkirk Connected (August 2014) - created to unify support for local employers under a new, joint brand between Falkirk Council, Department for Work and Pensions, Skills Development Scotland 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 2012.

 Local Services

Will appear here. 

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