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New fund to improve benefit take-up
The Scottish Benefit Take-up Fund will support charities and third sector organisations in their work to address barriers which prevent people from applying for benefits.
Maximise! South East Impact Report 18-19
Report on the pilot Maximise! project in South East Edinburgh.
Bright Lights; Starting out in customer service - Summer 2019 Graduation
On Friday 30th August we celebrated the success of 11 individuals finishing the Summer 2019 Bright Lights employability course ‘starting out in customer service’.
Government Consultation on Measures to Reduce Health Related Job Loss
The Government has published Health is everyone’s business(this will open in a new window), a public consultation seeking views on different ways in which government and employers can take action to reduce ill health-related job loss.
SCVO Governance Check-up
SCVO has released a Governance Check-up for Third Sector organisations.
Join the Movement at Edinburgh FUSE
Edinburgh FUSE Retail and Hospitality Academy is due to Open in Mid-2019. Sign up now to receive updates.
2019 SURF Awards open for applications
The SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration, which is delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government, are now open for applications.
Edinburgh Poverty Commission - Phase Two Call for Evidence: 'Prospects'
In the second phase of our work, we want to focus on the theme of ‘Prospects’ – what we can do to improve the life chances of people who are struggling to get by in Edinburgh.
National Living Wage Increase
The government’s National Living Wage(this will open in a new window) (NLW) has risen from £7.83 to £8.21 for workers over 25.
You must be at least aged 25 to get the National Living Wage - the minimum wage will still apply for workers aged 24 and under.
North Bridge refurbishment offers opportunities for prison leavers
Balfour Beatty was appointed the lead contractor in Summer 2018 with work starting shortly afterwards. Through partnership work, Balfour Beatty offered a programme of work experience to people with convictions.