Community benefits

What are Community Benefits?

Community Benefit clauses are:

  • Contractual requirements which deliver wider benefits in additon to the core purpose of a contract
  • A key component in maximising social, economic and environmental benefits
  • Mandated and defined for Scottish public bodies by the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

They include:

  • Targeted recruitment and training
  • Small business and social enterprise development
  • Community engagement
Getting Community Benefits right

If you are here, you may be looking for:

  • Information on a contract you wish to bid for
  • Additional knowledge to support a tender
  • Access to a specific JUfB partner (e.g. a college or university)

JUfB is here to support your organisation and contractors achieve their community benefit commitments. Whether you are delivering a contract on behalf of The City of Edinburgh Council, NHS or through public/private funding, er help you achieve KPIs with meaningful outcomes. This may look a little different in the era of Covid restrictions, but we can still link with key partners and adapt to virtual delivery.

We offer a single point of contact to:

  • Understand the empoloyability landsape in Edinburgh
  • Deliver and achieve proposed employability led community benefits
  • Access our wider network of public and third sector partnerships

Please see our Community Benefits Factsheet(this will open in a new window). If you would like a copy of our Community Benefits Employer Pack, please contact Lauren Fraser who will be happy to discuss your requirements and send you one.


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