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  • 22 May 2015
    News Archive

    Those of you who were able to join us at the Scottish Parliament in December will remember the inspiring and articulate speech from Emily Lynch who was about to finish her Modern Apprenticeship with the City of Edinburgh Council.

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  • 22 May 2015
    News Archive

    As convener of the economy committee of the City of Edinburgh Council, Cllr Buchanan was a key driver in shaping and developing the council’s economic and jobs strategy over many years. He was especially passionate about creating opportunities for all, supporting the critical role that micro businesses play to the economy. The Edinburgh Guarantee was delighted to see two of our partners being recognised.

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  • 22 May 2015
    Funding, News Archive

    An extra 500 Modern Apprenticeship places will be funded over the next year following a £3.8 million investment, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. The funding will also be used to create more opportunities for young people still at school through work-based Foundation Apprenticeships for senior secondary pupils, which will provide industry recognised qualifications and first hand insight into the world of work.

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  • 22 May 2015
    Evaluation and Research, News Archive

    Scotland’s leading youth employment initiatives have been highlighted as examples of excellence, as part of a major €2.3m European study. Led by Queen Margaret University, the ‘Academies’ programme for 14–18 year olds, and the Edinburgh Guarantee have been identified as shining examples in the report.

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  • 15 April 2015
    News Archive

    Edinburgh has over £5 million to give away to SME businesses to fund faster internet connections. The aim is to help generate business growth, innovation and productivity by encouraging enterprises to connect to superfast broadband.

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  • 15 April 2015
    Training, News Archive

    The Dame Kelly Homes Trust ‘Get on Track’ Programme, is coming to Edinburgh. Get on Track provides young people aged 16-25 with the self-discipline, motivation and confidence they need to enhance their employability and to lead more active lives. The project is a sport-based, personal and social development programme delivered with mentoring support from elite athlete role models.

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  • 24 March 2015
    Young People, Employers, News Archive

    We are delighted to see our colleagues in Aberdeen follow suit and wish them every success with their Guarantee.

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  • 24 March 2015
    Other, Employers, News Archive

    Capital City Partnership funds an Enterprise Awards scheme in memory of their previous chairman - the late Tom Buchanan.

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  • 24 March 2015
    Modern Apprenticeship, Employers, News Archive

    A short film has been produced to provide an update on progress in delivering “A Strategy for Jobs 2012-17”. Through case studies, it shows how the Economic Development Service is working to help people and businesses across the city.

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  • 24 March 2015
    Young People, Employers, News Archive

    It has been another successful year for JET as the 2014/15 programme nears completion. Almost 200 young people have attended 6 months of Friday work experience placements and will complete the SQA Employability Award.

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