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Insight Paper - Employer Links - Inspiring Scotland

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Insight Paper – Employer Links

This second youth unemployment focused Insight paper by the Our Future Now team outlines the importance of employer engagement in enabling young people with the most challenging lives to compete in the face of fewer opportunities and greater competition for jobs.

These young people face considerable disadvantage and the support delivered by the portfolio is intensive and wide ranging from the point of engagement to securing a job and beyond.  The extend of this work with employers is not always fully understood and it is hoped that this paper reflects the contribution that Inspiring Scotland’s Our Future Now portfolio and wider third sector can make to job creation which will be crucial in the challenging period ahead.

You may also be interested in: ‘Falling Through the Cracks’  which was published in October  2020 and highlights the  cohorts of young people that are at risk of being left behind with youth unemployment increasing as a result of Covid-19.

22.10.2020

Inspiring Scotland Insights October 2020

  Inspiring Scotland’s monthly intelligence report, providing an overview of key issues being reported by charities supported across its funds. Initially developed as an internal resource, these reports help to highlight issues as they emerge, predict what is needed in the months ahead, and explore how we can best respond collectively. We also believe this

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05.12.2023

Support in the Right Direction Year 5 year end update July 2023

The Support in the Right Direction (SiRD) programme provides local independent support, advice and advocacy in line with the Scottish Government’s vision for Self-directed Support. Independent support is integral to social care and without it, care users and carers would struggle to access the support they need and make use of it in the way

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29.05.2020

Video: Outdoor Play, Health and Wellbeing

What happens when we spend more time outdoors? Zoe Sills from Earthtime for All in Elgin, explains the benefits of outdoor play-based learning for adults and children in Scotland. (C19A)

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