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  • Stepping Up Live

    Date: March 30, 2020- Category: ENABLE Works news

    As we enter the end of the first week with schools across Scotland closed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, I’m acutely aware that parents and young people will be concerned about what this means for the rest of their school year. We still don’t know whether schools will…

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  • Update from Group CEO

    Date: March 24, 2020- Category: CEO blog

    Thank you all for working with us as we have responded to these challenging circumstances together over the past few days and weeks. As a country, we now move into a phase of restriction of movement unlike anything any of us have experienced before. In light of last night’s announcement…

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  • Update from Group CEO Theresa Shearer

    Date: March 20, 2020- Category: CEO blog

    Good morning everyone, As you may have seen, all staff working in social care services and charities – including all of us – have been defined by the UK Government as key workers.  I am proud that our workforce is recognised and included in the core infrastructure services required to…

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  • A statement from Group CEO Theresa Shearer

    Date: March 19, 2020- Category: CEO blog

    The past week has presented a set of circumstances that many of us have never experienced before in our professional or personal lives.  The COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for charities that are completely unprecedented.  As ever, the resilience of colleagues across ENABLE Scotland and the Piper Group and their complete…

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  • COVID-19 Update

    Date: March 16, 2020- Category: ENABLE Scotland Blog

    In line with UK and Scottish Government guidance issued at 17.00 hrs on Monday 16th March 2020, ENABLE Scotland and the Piper Group will now enact our current and updated home working policy, which many of our staff have already been testing, across all our workforce. We will work over…

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  • ENABLE Scotland and Piper Group CEO recognised for outstanding contribution to the charity sector

    Date: March 9, 2020- Category: Press releases

    ENABLE Scotland and Piper Group CEO Theresa Shearer has been awarded the 2020 STELAR Award from the University of Strathclyde in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the charity sector in Scotland, the UK, and in Europe. Established by the University’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Jim McDonald, The Strathclyde…

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  • Breaking Barriers wins national award

    Date: March 3, 2020- Category: Case Study

    An ENABLE Scotland-led programme, aimed at broadening higher education opportunities for people with learning disabilities, has won another Scotland-wide award. The Breaking Barriers initiative, which helps young people with a learning disability gain university qualifications and work experience for the first time in the UK, was named winner in the…

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  • ENABLE Scotland members take In Safe Hands to Holyrood

    Date: March 3, 2020- Category: Campaigning news

    Continuing the success of the In Safe Hands campaign to end the inappropriate use of seclusion and restraint in Scotland’s schools, ENABLE Scotland members took the campaign to the Scottish Parliament (Tuesday 25th February) where it was the subject of a member’s business debate led by Jackie Baillie MSP. In…

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