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

Published: 9 Nov 2020

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.

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Contents
Fair Start Scotland - evaluation report 3: year two - overview
Appendix 2: Fair Start Scotland Service Providers and Contract Areas

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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 nine Contract Areas (Lots) across Scotland, as set out in Table 2.1 below.

Table 2.1: FSS Service Providers and supply chain by contract area and local authority area (current at time of research fieldwork - Spring 2020)
Contract area Local authority Successful Bidder Delivery Partners/Sub Contracted Estimated Value (up to £ million)
1 - Glasgow Glasgow People Plus Group Ltd (Private)
  • 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) No delivery partners 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)
  • Start Scotland/Fedcap (Third Sector)
  • Triage (Private)
21.3
6 - Southwest North Ayrshire
South Ayrshire
East Ayrshire
Dumfries and Galloway
Start Scotland Limited (Private and Third Sector Partnership)
  • The Lennox Partnership (Third Sector)
  • Start Scotland/Fedcap (Third Sector)
10.1
7 - Northeast Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire
Start Scotland Limited (Private and Third Sector Partnership)
  • ENABLE Scotland (Third Sector)
  • Aberdeen Foyer (Third Sector)
  • Enterprise Mentoring Ltd (Private)
  • Start Scotland/Fedcap (Third Sector)
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)
  • Lochaber Hope (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)
  • ENABLE Scotland (Third Sector)
  • Enterprise Mentoring (Private)
  • The Wise Group (Third Sector)
8.8

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