At 23, Kyle Scott already has a long CV. He left school at 17, and he’s worked full or part time for most of his adult life. Continue reading Equality News Update: BBC News: Fewer young people out of work
Another round of funding has been awarded to a refugee charity to help displaced people from Syria integrate with the Dundee community.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: More work to help Syrian refugees in Dundee
It’s widely accepted that the UK is suffering from a chronic shortage of engineering skills.
There are around 400,000 engineer roles unfilled nationwide, with a sizeable chunk of this shortfall in Scotland, according to the Scottish National Investment Bank.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Scotsman: Gender balance can bridge engineer talent gap
A former Downing Street adviser has launched a project in Scotland to develop entrepreneurialism and skills around military bases.Continue reading Equality News Update: insider: Military spouses set up co-working hub in Leuchars
Live shows, a silent disco, karaoke, games and chill-out zones are in the works for the show-stopping event… and they’re wanting Glasgow’s venues to follow their leadContinue reading Equality News Update: Glasgow Live: ‘Fed up’ young music fans with disabilities launch accessible gig
Social prescribing will see medical services linked to support groups to help patients who are suffering from social isolation.Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: New model of support for those with anxiety or loneliness
Schools in Wishaw and across North Lanarkshire will be stocked with free sanitary products after the summer break in a bid to tackle period poverty.Continue reading Equality News Update: Daily Record: Council giving all schools free sanitary products in bid to end period poverty
Campaigners have called on the government to mark the 90th anniversary of universal women’s suffrage by requiring all political parties to publish data on the proportion of women among their parliamentary and local government candidates.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Scotsman: Call to make parties publish number of women candidates to close gender gap
Fife Pride delivered on being “bigger and better” than 2017! Another great year of celebrations and entertainment. A huge congratulations to all the volunteers, partners, organisations, groups and individuals on making the day such a success!Continue reading Equality News Update: Fife Pride 2018!
Four new reports published today by the Mental Welfare Commission of visits to units for people with learning disabilities found unacceptable levels of delayed discharge, with some patients waiting years to leave hospital.Continue reading Equality News Update: Care Appointments: Unacceptable levels of delayed discharge for learning disability patients in Scotland
The Job Centre are hosting a digital jobs fair on Friday 06 Jul 2018, from 11:00 to 11:30 Continue reading Virtual Jobs Fair – Job Centre Plus 06 Jul 2018
Mental health issues, bullying and social media are among the factors leading to a rise in calls to Childline about loneliness. Continue reading Equality News Update: Kingdom FM: Increase in children calling Childline for support with loneliness
Controversial gay conversion therapies are to be banned under a new LGBT action plan outlined by the Government. Continue reading Equality News Update: The Herald: ‘Gay conversion therapies’ to be banned as part of equality plan
Everyone in Fife should keep their Eyes Open for children at risk during the school holidays.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Fifers urged to help keep children safe this summer
A heterosexual couple have won their legal bid for the right to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage.Continue reading Equality News Update: BBC News: Heterosexual couple wins civil partnership case