1. Publication

    08 Mar 2019

    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.

  2. NEWS

    07 Mar 2019 10:12

    New Modern Apprentice target

    Increased work-based learning opportunities across Scotland.  

  3. NEWS

    27 Feb 2019 12:33

    Employers encouraged to put ‘Fair Work First’

    Support to make workplaces fairer.

  4. Statistics

    27 Feb 2019

    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).

  5. NEWS

    27 Feb 2019 09:30

    Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services

    An Experimental Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  6. Factsheet

    25 Feb 2019

    STEM teacher education bursary: eligibility criteria

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

  7. Advice and guidance

    04 Feb 2019

    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.

  8. NEWS

    16 Jan 2019 11:06

    Supporting young people into jobs

    Grant will help with costs of starting work.

  9. 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.

  10. Strategy/plan

    05 Dec 2018

    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.

  11. NEWS

    28 Nov 2018 10:58

    Helping disabled people into employment

    Social Security Scotland will learn from Scotland-India partnership

  12. Statistics

    28 Nov 2018

    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.

  13. NEWS

    28 Nov 2018 09:30

    Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services

    An Experimental Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  14. Independent report

    15 Nov 2018

    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.

  15. Impact assessment

    18 Oct 2018

    Smarter Workplaces programme: EQIA summary

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

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Research and analysis

    03 Aug 2018

    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.

  19. Corporate report

    29 Jun 2018

    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.

  20. NEWS

    26 Jun 2018 09:30

    Health & Work Support launched

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

  21. NEWS

    23 May 2018 09:30

    Scotland's devolved employment services

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

  22. NEWS

    22 May 2018 09:30

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

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland 

  23. NEWS

    04 Apr 2018 09:30

    Future of energy generation

    £33m investment by Aggreko in research and development.

  24. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:36

    Budget sets out economic growth package

    Economic expansion at centre of spending plans.

  25. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:35

    Scotland's Budget

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

  26. NEWS

    06 Dec 2017 09:30

    Scotland's Devolved Employment Services

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

  27. NEWS

    06 Dec 2017 09:30

    Transitional employability services

    Almost 3,500 people join in first six months.