1. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: Statistical Summary

    This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to September 2022 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to June 2022.

  2. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: position statement

    This position statement sets out the action we've taken in devolved areas to implement the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).

  3. Scotland, the best place to grow up – making it real through rights: easy read

    Child-friendly version of the report setting out progress made in children's rights in Scotland since 2016.

  4. Embedding children's rights: position statement

    The report sets out the progress made in relation to children's rights in Scotland since 2016.

  5. Scottish Carer's Assistance: consultation analysis - easy read

    This is an easy read version of the independent analysis of the responses to the consultation on Scottish Carer’s Assistance.

  6. Scottish Carer's Assistance: consultation analysis

    Independent analysis of responses to the Scottish Carer's Assistance consultation, a new Scottish benefit which will replace Carer’s Allowance, and be delivered by Social Security Scotland. The consultation was undertaken between 28 February 2022 and 23 May 2022.

  7. Support for the Veterans and Armed Forces Community 2022

    This report highlights our continuing support for the Veterans and Armed Forces community in Scotland and provides an update on this year’s achievements and work undertaken to improve support and access to services for our Armed Forces, Veterans and their families.

  8. Scotland's National Strategy for Economic Transformation – Programme 3: Productive Businesses and Regions Equality Impact Assessment (Record and Results)

    Summary of results for the Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) undertaken to consider the impacts on equality of Programme 3 of Scotland’s National Strategy for Economic Transformation.

  9. Universal Periodic Review 2022: Scottish Government Position Statement

    This position statement sets out the action we've taken in devolved areas since 2017 to respect, protect, and fulfil the human rights of everyone in Scotland.

  10. Best Start - strategic early learning and school age childcare plan 2022 to 2026: island communities impact assessment screening

    Island communities impact assessment (ICIA) for the development and publication of Best Start: Strategic early learning and school age childcare plan for Scotland 2022-26. The screening exercise concludes that full ICIA is not required for this publication.

  11. Best Start - strategic early learning and school age childcare plan 2022 to 2026: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment screening

    This child rights and wellbeing impact assessment (CRWIA) screening sheet has been completed for the development and publication of Best Start: Strategic early learning and school age childcare plan for Scotland, 2022-26. The screening exercise concludes that full CRWIA is not required for this publication.

  12. Partnership Action for Continuing Employment: client experience survey 2022

    Research into the experiences of clients receiving redundancy support services through Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE). This research is the seventh iteration of research assessing client experiences of PACE.

  13. No One Left Behind: equality impact assessment - update summary

    No One Left Behind is our approach to transforming employment support in Scotland. It aims to deliver a system that is more tailored and responsive to the needs of people of all ages, especially those who are disadvantaged in the labour market.

  14. Accessing help for cost of living

    New website provides ‘one stop shop’ for advice and information.

  15. Supported employment: review report and Scottish Government response

    A full report including findings and recommendations of an independent review of supported employment in Scotland commissioned by Scottish Government. Initial response from the Scottish Government is included in the supporting documents.

  16. National Islands Plan: implementation route map 2022

    Details how we will deliver our priorities over the lifetime of the National Islands Plan. It identifies the methods to monitor progress towards fulfilling the many commitments in the Plan and sets out timescales for delivery of our work.

  17. Health and work support pilot: final evaluation

    Findings from the final phase of the Health and Work Support Pilot evaluation. The evidence suggests the pilot had a positive impact on health and employment outcomes for those people who completed the service. However, not everyone reported the same level of benefits.

  18. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary

    This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to June 2022 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to March 2022.

  19. Investing in Scotland’s workforce

    Up to £15,000 for eligible businesses.

  20. Islands Bond consultation: our response

    Response paper following analysis of Islands Bond consultation.

  21. Islands Bond: consultation responses analysis

    External analysis of Islands Bond online consultation responses, carried out by Griesbach and Associates.

  22. The Strategy for Our Veterans - taking the strategy forward in Scotland: refreshed action plan

    Refreshed action plan detailing how we intend to continue to take forward the Strategy for Our Veterans in Scotland.

  23. Cyber security boosted

    Training to help safeguard organisations from attack.

  24. 16,000 workplace opportunities secured through Young Person's Guarantee

    Over 600 employers sign up.

  25. Young Person's Guarantee: interim measures

    The interim measures are part of the wider measurement and evaluation framework and specifically aim to monitor the progress the Young Person's Guarantee is making towards achieving the outcomes as set out in the key performance indicators.

  26. Employee passport: equality impact assessment

    This is an Equality Impact Assessment which was undertaken at the start of the project to develop and implement an Employee Passport for core Scottish Government staff. The passport provides a framework for discussing support needs with a direct link to support.

  27. Improving our understanding of child poverty in rural and island Scotland: research

    Building on the "Poverty in rural Scotland: evidence review" (December 2021), SRUC were commissioned to undertake the research project, “Improving our understanding of child poverty in rural and island Scotland”.

  28. Tackling child poverty delivery plan: fourth year progress report 2021 to 2022

    The fourth annual progress report for 'Every child, every chance: tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022'.

  29. Tackling child poverty - fourth year progress report 2021 to 2022: annex A - measurement framework

    Measurement framework with the latest data on the drivers of child poverty. The 23 indicators in the child poverty measurement framework are intended to monitor these drivers of poverty. They form part of a wider monitoring and evaluation strategy.

  30. Delivering on child poverty commitments

    Report details investment and actions in key areas.

  31. Women in Scottish fisheries: literature review

    Findings from a review of research literature, case studies and examples of good practice from Scotland and beyond, alongside existing government strategies, to provide insights into challenges and opportunities presented for women in Scottish fishing.

  32. Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board: key achievements and lessons

    This publication covers the key achievements of the Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board (ESSB) and their lessons for enhancing delivery. This will help inform the National Strategic for Economic Transformation (NSET) Delivery Board.

  33. Urgent action needed on cost of living

    Calls for £30 billion support package.

  34. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary

    This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to March 2022 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to December 2021.

  35. Removing barriers to employment

    Supporting people into work.

  36. Self-Isolation Support Grant: equality impact assessment

    Equality impact assessment (EQIA) for the Self-Isolation Support Grant (SISG) designed to support low income workers who are required to self-isolate to stop the spread of COVID-19.

  37. Sixth Annual Report on the Implementation of the Scotland Act 2016: Tenth Annual Report on the Implementation and Operation of Part 3 (Financial Provisions) of the Scotland Act 2012

    Report to inform parliament of the implementation work that has been carried out on fiscal powers as required by Section 33 of the Scotland Act 2012 and paragraph 107 of the Fiscal Framework.

  38. Welfare reform - impact on households with children: report

    A report that presents analysis of the impacts of UK Government reform on households with children in Scotland.

  39. Improving lives through employment support

    Further funding to provide a route out of poverty.

  40. Embedding entrepreneurialism

    Industry roundtable to focus on delivering economic ambitions.

  41. Inclusive growth: what does it look like?

    This paper seeks to illuminate tangible examples of inclusive growth in Scotland, with a view to translating successes even if small in scale and sharing learning to inform future improvements in delivery.

  42. Employment support services: customer charter - easy read

    A lived experience panel was established to create this customer charter, which brought together users from groups likely to experience barriers to employment, including disabled people, ethnic minority groups and care experienced people.

  43. Employment support services: customer charter

    The employability customer charter was co-designed with users of employability services and agreed by partners across the public, third and private sectors.

  44. Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2022-26

    Best Start, Bright Futures.

  45. Getting the Right Change – retail strategy for Scotland

    This strategy contains current initiatives and future actions to help fulfil our vision for the retail sector in a fair, sustainable way. By delivering on its actions we aim for successful, profitable retail businesses, creation of new, better jobs and to become an exemplar for inclusive growth.

  46. Spring Statement fails to properly tackle soaring living costs

    Finance Secretary responds to UK Government plans.

  47. National Islands Plan: annual report 2021

    The Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 requires that a report is presented to Parliament each year setting out the progress made towards delivery of the National Islands Plan.

  48. Bold action needed to tackle cost of living

    Finance Secretary calls for immediate support.

  49. Urgent action needed to tackle cost of living

    Finance Secretary writes to Treasury ahead of Spring Statement.

  50. Coronavirus (COVID-19) supporting Gypsy/Travellers: framework for local authorities

    This framework, created jointly with COSLA, is for local authorities and partners supporting Gypsy/Traveller communities whilst Scotland transitions to living with COVID-19. This framework replaces all previous versions.

  51. Building standards - verifiers management and training and development recording: review

    A study to investigate how the recording of training needs identified through the Competency Assessment System (CAS) is managed. Also how the current systems and processes can inform the development of a learning and development hub for the building standards profession.

  52. Scotland National Strategy for Economic Transformation: evidence paper

    This Evidence Paper presents evidence on the structure and performance of Scotland’s economy, and identifies areas where the new National Strategy for Economic Transformation must take action to deliver transformational improvements to Scotland’s economic performance.

  53. Scotland National Strategy for Economic Transformation: industry leadership groups and sector groups - evidence

    This paper provides summary evidence received from Scotland's industry leadership groups and other economic sector groups as part of the National Strategy for Economic Transformation engagement process.

  54. Scotland's National Strategy for Economic Transformation: summary

    This summary version of the strategy highlights the main priorities and actions we will take forward in the next decade to achieve our vision of a wellbeing economy.

  55. Scotland's National Strategy for Economic Transformation

    Sets out the priorities for Scotland’s economy as well as the actions needed to maximise the opportunities of the next decade to achieve our vision of a wellbeing economy.

  56. Young Person's Guarantee: measurement and evaluation framework

    Outlines how we will assess the impact of the Young Person's Guarantee. This includes evaluation work that helps us to understand the experiences of young people and employers accessing the Guarantee and help us improve targeted support where needed.

  57. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary

    This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to December 2021 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to September 2021.

  58. National Transition Training Fund (NTTF): year 1 report

    Summarising Year 1 of the National Transition Training Fund, this report provides an overview of the outcomes and impact of NTTF-funded projects across 2020/2021.

  59. Procurement People of Tomorrow: placement pack

    This placement pack provides a consistent and valuable 5-day plan for students to follow when undertaking a one-week procurement placement.

  60. Formal volunteering framework

    A framework to support the third sector, and partners in the public and private sector to embed skills and development within formal volunteering opportunities.

  61. Scotland's Climate Assembly - recommendations for action: SG response

    Scotland's Climate Assembly published their full report on 23 June 2021. It included 81 recommendations for the Scottish Government, who had six months to respond. This response sets out the existing and proposed actions that government will take in order to address their recommendations.

  62. Young Person's Guarantee - employment and education landscape: current evidence - overview

    This evidence paper provides an overview of the current evidence on the employment and education landscape for young people aged 16 to 24 in Scotland, with equalities and Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) breakdowns provided where possible.

  63. Social Security assistance - effects of inflation: report 2021-2022

    A report on the impact of inflation on devolved social security assistance as required under section 86A of the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018.

  64. Equality and Fairer Scotland Budget Statement 2022-2023

    The Equality and Fairer Scotland Budget Statement (EFSBS) 2022-23 assesses where the Scottish Government is proposing to spend public money and how it aims to reduce inequality. The EFSBS is a supporting document to the Scottish Budget and should be read alongside associated Budget publications.

  65. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary

    This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to September 2021 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to June 2021.

  66. Social Security: advocacy service standards

    Sets out the advocacy service standards required by section 11 of the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018.

  67. Veterans and Armed Forces community: Scottish Government support 2021

    This report highlights our continuing support for the Veterans and Armed Forces community in Scotland and provides an update on this year’s achievements and work undertaken to improve support and access to services for our Armed Forces, Veterans and their families.

  68. Fair Start Scotland: annual report - year 3

    This report highlights the progress that our national employment support service Fair Start Scotland has made in its third year of delivery. It draws from evaluation evidence and provider and participant feedback to show the impact the service had on individuals and communities throughout 2020/2021.

  69. Becoming a Fair Work nation: consultation

    This consultation seeks views on achieving this vision and ensuring Fair Work remains at the heart of our labour market interventions, particularly in the context of COVID-19 and EU Exit, by identifying the relevant challenges and opportunities for Fair Work across the Scottish economy.

  70. Scotland's Labour Market: People, Places and Regions - Statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2020/21

    Summary publication of results from the Annual Population Survey 2020/21, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training.

  71. Treòir - Voar - Virr Gaelic and English medium primary schools and departments on islands

    Comprehensive list of primary schools on Scottish islands that will be invited to engage in the Treòir | Voar | Virr programme. A National Transition Training Fund programme to aid recovery in education and support re-training and employment opportunities for creative freelancers through arts-based cultural workshops in primary schools that support delivery of our National Islands Plan commitments.

  72. Fair Work First: guidance

    Outlines our Fair Work First approach and exemplifies the Fair Work First criteria in practice. It should be used by those involved in awarding public sector grants, sponsorship and other funding, and contracts, and those seeking to access/accessing such funding and/or contracts.

  73. Public Sector Leadership Summit on Race Equality in Employment: report

    This report summarises the outcomes of the Public Sector Leadership Summit on Race Equality in Employment that was held by the Scottish Government in March 2021.

  74. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary

    This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to June 2021 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to March 2021.

  75. Supporting workers beyond the pandemic

    Working with trades unions to ensure fair recovery and just transition.

  76. Young Person's Guarantee - implementation: progress report

    Report highlighting the progress made against the initial recommendations contained within the Youth Guarantee - No-one Left Behind: initial report, as well as outlining the next steps against the commitments made in the supporting activity plan.

  77. National Islands Plan Survey: final report

    This report presents the findings from the National Islands Plan Survey. The research explores perceptions of island life in relation to the strategic objectives set out in the National Islands Plan.

  78. Fair Work in modern and graduate apprenticeships: research findings

    We commissioned this research to explore opportunities to embed Fair Work first principles in the modern and graduate apprenticeship offer in Scotland.

  79. Fair Work in modern and graduate apprenticeships

    We commissioned this research to explore opportunities to embed Fair Work First principles in the modern and graduate apprenticeship offer in Scotland.

  80. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary

    This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to March 2021 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to December 2020.

  81. Scottish Employer Skills Survey 2020

    Results from the Scottish Employer Skills Survey 2020.

  82. Scottish Employer Skills Survey 2020: Technical Report

    Technical report for the Scottish Employer Skills Survey 2020.

  83. STEM teacher education bursary: eligibility criteria

    Details of the eligibility criteria for the STEM teacher education bursary.

  84. Helping communities recover from the pandemic

    Commitment to tackle inequality.

  85. Fairer Scotland for disabled people - employment action plan: progress report - year 2

    Update on the progress achieved in the second year of implementing A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: employment action plan.

  86. Fair work action plan: annual report

    This annual report provides an update on progress achieved on actions within the Fair Work Action Plan since its publication in 2019. It also sets out our future priorities for continuing to advance our Fair Work agenda across Scotland as part of our economic recovery and renewal.

  87. Gender pay gap action plan: annual report

    This progress report provides an update on actions within the Fairer Scotland for Women: Gender Pay Gap Action Plan since publication in 2019. It also sets out our future priorities for continuing to advance work on this issue across Scottish Government as part of our economic recovery and renewal.

  88. Additional funding increases training support for women in agriculture

    Access to scheme allows women in crofting and agriculture to develop their skills. 

  89. Employers back the Young Person’s Guarantee

    Growing number pledge their support.

  90. Tackling Child Poverty

    Further £7 million to combat inequality.

  91. Fair Work: action plan

    This document sets out the strategic approach the Scottish Government is taking to help achieve the 2025 vision for Fair Work.

  92. Fair Work First: guidance to support implementation

    Update September 2021: this guidance has been updated to take into account the two additional criteria on flexible working and fire and rehire practices. The updated guidance is at https://www.gov.scot/publications/fair-work-first-guidance/ .

  93. Helping vulnerable young people through COVID-19

    Almost £1 million to support people into work.

  94. £25 million apprenticeship support

    Creating opportunities for every young person in Scotland.

  95. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary

    This publication presents statistics up to the end of September 2020 covering the first two and a half years of Fair Start Scotland (FSS)

  96. Fair Start Scotland - evaluation report 3: year two - overview

    Third report in a series of evaluation reports of Fair Start Scotland employability services which covers the second full year of service delivery (April 2019 - March 2020) and summarises findings from a participant phone survey, local area case studies and analysis of management information.

  97. Fair Start Scotland - evaluation report 3: local area case studies - year 2

    Part of the Fair Start Scotland series of evaluation reports which presents detailed findings from the second wave of local area case studies in in Dundee, Fraserburgh and Peterhead, and Drumchapel, in north Glasgow, and includes feedback from FSS service providers, participants, and local delivery partners.

  98. Fair Start Scotland - evaluation report 3: participant phone survey - year 2

    Part of a series of reports on the evaluation of Fair Start Scotland (FSS) employability services. It presents more detailed findings from a representative telephone survey of FSS participants and explores their experiences in the second year of service delivery (April 2019 to March 2020).

  99. Fair Start Scotland: annual report - year 2

    This report highlights the progress that our national employment support service Fair Start Scotland has made in its second year of delivery. It draws from evaluation evidence and provider and participant feedback to show the impact the service had on individuals and communities throughout 2019 to 2020.

  100. £24bn infrastructure plan will boost jobs

    Benefits to reach every corner of Scotland.

  101. Helping high growth start-ups

    Creating jobs of the future.

  102. Boost for Scottish youth work

    New fund to help education recovery from COVID-19.

  103. Investing in our future workforce

    £10 million for apprenticeships.

  104. Rebuilding better

    Actions for economic recovery from COVID-19.

  105. £100 million for employment support and training

    Focussing on support for youth jobs.

  106. Help for homebuyers and employment support

    Finance Secretary announces measures to boost the economy.

  107. Promoting skills and employment

    Expert report welcomed.

  108. Return to Work package launched

    Initiative will see £230 million invested in a range of projects.

  109. Health and work support pilot: interim evaluation report

    Overview of the implementation and early delivery phase of the Health and Work Support pilot, during the period June 2018 and March 2019.

  110. Treasury wage support welcome

    More support for sick and unemployed needed.

  111. Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services

    An experimental statistics publication for Scotland.

  112. Scotland's careers strategy: moving forward

    Strategy highlighting the role that career education, information, advice and guidance (CIAG) services in Scotland can play in helping to address future skills demands and deliver inclusive growth.

  113. Scottish Employer Perspectives Survey 2019: technical report

    Technical report accompanying the Scottish EPS 2019 research report providing background information on the methodology used.

  114. Scottish Employer Perspectives Survey 2019: research report

    Comprehensive research report outlining the results of a survey of employers in Scotland regarding their approach to recruitment and training.

  115. Scottish Employer Perspectives Survey: 2019

    Official statistics release covering the key statistics in the Scottish Employer Perspectives Survey (EPS) 2019.

  116. Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services

    An Experimental Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  117. Scotland's devolved employment services: statistical summary

    Statistics to the end of September 2019 cover the first eighteen months of Fair Start Scotland (FSS), which launched in April 2018, and the fifteen months of the Health and Work Support Pilot (HAWS), which launched in June 2018.

  118. Helping people into work

    Dignity and respect at heart of Fair Start Scotland.

  119. Fair Start Scotland evaluation report 2: participant phone survey - November 2019

    Part of a series on the evaluation of Fair Start Scotland employability services. It presents more detailed findings from a representative telephone survey of FSS participants and explores their experiences in the first year of service delivery (Apr 18 to Mar 19).

  120. Fair Start Scotland - annual report: year one

    Sets out the impact Fair Start Scotland, our first devolved employability service, has made in the first year of delivery.

  121. Fair Start Scotland evaluation report 2: overview of year one - November 2019

    Second report in a series on the evaluation of Fair Start Scotland employability services. It covers the first full year of service delivery (Mar 18 - Apr 19) and summarises findings from a participant phone survey, local area case studies and analysis of management information.

  122. 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.

  123. Landmark agreement to boost repopulation

    Councils across the Highlands and Islands back Scottish Government policy.

  124. More college leavers heading straight into work

    New paths into employment bearing fruit.

  125. PACE partnership review: September 2019

    How local PACE partnerships are operating and what current issues they may face.

  126. PACE customer journey: 2019

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

  127. 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.

  128. Employment support programme: equality impact assessment

    No One Left Behind (NOLB) Employability funding stream, which is aimed at helping those members of society who face challenging barriers to finding and maintaining employment, reach their true potential.

  129. Recruitment and retention plan for disabled people: 2019

    Actions we will take as an employer to support more disabled people into work in Scottish Government and to enable existing disabled employees to thrive and succeed at work.

  130. Scotland's devolved employment services: statistical summary

    Statistics to the end of June 2019 cover the first fifteen months of Fair Start Scotland (FSS), which launched in April 2018, and the first year of the Health and Work Support Pilot (HAWS), which launched in June 2018.

  131. Fair work: agreement between Scottish Ministers and the recognised civil service unions

    Sets out a number of principles on the conduct of employee and industrial relations that are consistent with the principles of the Fair Work Convention's framework.

  132. Fair Start Scotland evaluation report 1: implementation and early delivery review

    This Fair Start Scotland (FSS) evaluation report covers evaluation findings and data analysis relating to the implementation and early delivery of FSS employment support services in the first 6 months of delivery.

  133. Apprenticeship target achieved for eighth year in a row

    More than 28,000 people started apprenticeships last year.

  134. Rural skills plan

    Securing, sustaining and progressing rural careers.

  135. Scotland's devolved employment services: statistical summary

    Statistics for the first year of Fair Start Scotland, the first two years of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, and the first nine months of the Health & Work Support Pilot (HAWS).

  136. A fairer Scotland for women: gender pay gap action plan

    Our action plan setting out a list of actions that will be taken to address the many drivers of the gender pay gap.

  137. New Modern Apprentice target

    Increased work-based learning opportunities across Scotland.  

  138. Employers encouraged to put ‘Fair Work First’

    Support to make workplaces fairer.

  139. Scotland's devolved employment services: statistical summary

    Experimental statistics for: the first nine months of Fair Start Scotland, the first twenty one months of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, and the first six months of the Health & Work Support Pilot (HAWS).

  140. Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services

    An Experimental Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  141. NHS Scotland learning disability employment: tools and guidance

    Guidance and tools to support NHS Scotland to increase the number of the people employed with learning disabilities.

  142. Supporting young people into jobs

    Grant will help with costs of starting work.

  143. 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.

  144. No One Left Behind: review of employability services

    Steps the Scottish Government will take to develop an employability system which is flexible, joined-up and responsive.

  145. Helping disabled people into employment

    Social Security Scotland will learn from Scotland-India partnership

  146. Fair Start Scotland - 2018, quarters 1 and 2, Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland - 2018, quarter 2

    Fifth publication in a series about the devolved Scottish employability services provides statistics for the first six months of Fair Start Scotland, which launched in April 2018, and the first 18 months of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, which both launched in April 2017.

  147. Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services

    An Experimental Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  148. Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) regional groups: formative evaluation

    External evaluation to examine the early operations of four of the most established Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) regional groups. The study was carried out between December 2017 and April 2018.

  149. Smarter Workplaces programme: EQIA summary

    Equality impact assessment for the Smarter Workplaces programme in the Scottish Government.

  150. 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.

  151. 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.

  152. Evaluation of Scottish transitional employment services: interim report August 2018

    How programme design impacted the quality of delivery and customers’ experience of Work First and Work Able Scotland services in the first 6 months after launch.

  153. Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board: outline plan

    An outline plan for the Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board which is a precursor to the full plan to be published later in 2018.

  154. Health & Work Support launched

    £632,000 investment to integrate employability and health support.

  155. Scotland’s devolved employment services

    Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, 2017/18.

  156. Employment level and rate (16+) in Scotland increased to the highest level on record

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland 

  157. Future of energy generation

    £33m investment by Aggreko in research and development.

  158. Budget sets out economic growth package

    Economic expansion at centre of spending plans.

  159. Scotland’s Budget

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

  160. Transitional employability services

    Almost 3,500 people join in first six months.

  161. Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services

    Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, 2017, Quarters 1 and 2

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