Employer Resource Hub

Resource Hub

Keep up to date with the latest developments and trends in the labour market, employee engagement, white papers and statutory government updates


Guidance & Best Practice

Further Employer Skills and Employment Programmes

Career Ready Scotland(this will open in a new window)

A social mobility charity supporting young people during their last two years in school to match with a mentor and 4 week paid internship at the mentors’ place of work, empowering them to kick start their chosen career through a series of real work experiences and a network of support.

To hear more about the programme, please get in touch with Rose King, Regional Manager, Edinburgh and the Lothians rose.king@careerready.org.uk

Employee Support

Supporting employee relations, engagement and links for accessing support:

Community Benefits

Joined Up for Business (JUfB) can offer support at every stage of the community benefits process.

Find out more on the Community Benefits page

Labour Market Statistics
Institute of Employment Studies (IES)

Latest trends in employment, labour market and human resource policy and practice

Labour Force Survey - Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Estimates of employment, unemployment, economic activity and other employment-related statistics for the UK.

Scotland's Labour Market Trends - The Scottish Government

Employment, unemployment and economic inactivity trends, sourced from the Labour Force Survey for Scotland and the UK.

Useful links

ACAS(this will open in a new window)

  • Acas gives employees and employers free, impartial advice on workplace rights, rules and best practice. They also offer training and help to resolve disputes.

Business Gateway Webinars(this will open in a new window)

  • Selection of webinars and events to support you and your team – whatever stage your business is at.

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce (this will open in a new window)

  • Organisation providing local members with business growth support and advice.

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)(this will open in a new window)

  • Offers members business services including advice, financial expertise and support.

UK Government Brexit Guidance (this will open in a new window)

  • Latest information and guidance on business operations and employability legislation with EU countries.

Scottish Enterprise Webinars(this will open in a new window)

  • Free business webinars provide insights on topics and opportunities that can help business growth.

Flexibility Works (this will open in a new window)

  • Expert advice on flexible working approaches and the latest research and trends in flexible working practices.

More from Joined Up for Business

Get in touch with Stephanie Lang(this will open in a new window) (Head of Employer Relationships) or Neil Pedersen (Employer Relationship Manager) for more information or support.

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Recruitment Support

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Community Benefits

Find out about what community benefits are and how we support contractors to achieve their community benefit commitments.

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