1. Research and analysis

    06 Nov 2019

    Fair Start Scotland evaluation report 2: local area case studies - November 2019

    Part of the Fair Start Scotland evaluation series. It presents detailed findings from the first wave of local area case studies in Alloa, Wick and Irvine and includes feedback from FSS service providers, participants, local delivery partners and other local people facing similar barriers to employment.

  2. Publication

    25 Sep 2019

    PACE customer journey: 2019

    Qualitative study looking at the customer experience of individuals who have recently been made redundant.

  3. Publication

    02 Sep 2019

    Flexible Workforce Development Fund: equality impact assessment

    This document assesses the future policy direction of the Flexible Workforce Development Fund to ensure that the Fund addresses equality and diversity issues and is in keeping with the Scottish Governments priorities with a particular focus on reducing the gender pay gap, tackling occupational segregation and halving the disability employment gap.

  4. Consultation paper

    16 Jan 2019

    Consultation on Job Grant

    We are seeking views on key eligibility criteria and format of the Job Grant, a new benefit which will be delivered by Social Security Scotland to support young people moving back into employment.

  5. Strategy/plan

    17 Oct 2018

    Enterprise and Skills Board: strategic plan

    This full plan provides clarity around strategic direction to enterprise and skills agencies and a blueprint to Government to turn up the dial on productivity and drive inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

  6. Publication

    21 Sep 2018

    STEM bursary: equality impact assessment 2018

    The EQIA summarises how decision makers balanced the aim of the STEM bursaries against the potential adverse impacts of the policy on groups with protected characteristics.

  7. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:35

    Scotland’s Budget

    Investing in the NHS, protecting low earners, backing Scotland’s economy.