Publication - Research and analysis

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

Published: 28 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Work and skills
ISBN:
9781787819306

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.

Fair Start Scotland evaluation report 1: implementation and early delivery review
Appendix 2: Fair Start Scotland Service Providers and Contract Areas

Appendix 2: Fair Start Scotland Service Providers and Contract Areas

On 4 October 2017 the Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, Jamie Hepburn MSP, announced the award of Contracts up to £96 million to deliver Fair Start Scotland, to be delivered by a mixed economy of public, private and third sector suppliers in 9 Contract Areas across Scotland, as set out in Table 1 below.

Table 1: FSS Service Providers and supply chain by contract area and local authority area (current at time of research fieldwork Nov-Dec 2018).

Contract area

Local authority

Successful Bidder

Delivery Partners/Sub Contracted

Estimated Value (up to £ million)

1 - Glasgow

Glasgow

People Plus Group Ltd (Private)

  • Remploy (Supported Business)
  • Momentum (Third Sector)
  • The Lennox Partnership (Third Sector)

19.1

2 - Lanarkshire

N Lanarkshire
S Lanarkshire

Remploy Limited (Supported Business)

  • ENABLE Scotland (Third Sector)
  • Routes to Work South (Third Sector)

12.6

3 - Tayside

Angus
Dundee City
Perth and Kinross

Remploy Limited (Supported Business)

  • Rathbone (Third Sector)

7.3

4 - Forth Valley

Falkirk
Stirling
Clackmannanshire

Falkirk Council (Public Sector)

  • Falkirk Council (Public Sector)
  • Clackmannanshire Council (Public Sector)
  • Stirling Council (Public Sector)
  • NHS Forth Valley (Public Sector)

5.0

5 - East

City of Edinburgh
East Lothian
Midlothian
Scottish Borders
West Lothian
Fife

Start Scotland Limited

(Private and Third Sector Partnership)

  • Momentum (Third Sector)
  • Triage (Private)
  • Working Links* (Private)

21.3

6 - Southwest

North Ayrshire
South Ayrshire
East Ayrshire
Dumfries and Galloway

Start Scotland Limited (Private and Third Sector Partnership)

  • Working Links* (Private)
  • Rathbone (Third Sector)
  • The Lennox Partnership (Third Sector)
  • The Wise Group (Third Sector)

10.1

7 - Northeast

Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire

Momentum Scotland (Third Sector)

  • Life Skills Centres Limited (Private)
  • ENABLE Scotland (Third Sector)
  • Aberdeen Foyer (Third Sector)
  • Scottish Association for Mental Health (Third Sector)
  • Enterprise Mentoring Ltd (Private)

5.6

8 - Highlands and Islands

Argyll and Bute
Eilean Siar
Highland
Moray
Orkney Islands
Shetland Islands

People Plus Ltd (Private)

  • Argyll and Bute Council (Public Sector)
  • Life Skills Centres Ltd (Private)
  • Lochaber Hope (Third Sector)
  • Momentum Scotland (Third Sector)
  • Third Sector Hebrides (Third Sector)
  • 2020 Clearview Ltd (Private)

6.2

9 - West

E Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire
E Dunbartonshire
W Dunbartonshire
Inverclyde

The Wise Group (Third Sector)

  • The Lennox Partnership (Third Sector)
  • Working Links* (Private)
  • ENABLE Scotland (Third Sector)
  • Royal National Institute for the Blind (Third Sector)

8.8

(*Working Links went into liquidation in February 2019 and their share of the Start Scotland contract was taken over by FedCap (third sector) in March 2019).


Contact

Email: Kirstie.Corbett@gov.scot