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  • New report shows social care is a £5.1bn engine of economic growth

    Date: September 30, 2021- Category: Blog - ENABLE Group

    A new report published today – Scotland’s Care Sector: An Economic Driver – marks a significant step towards a new narrative on social care by demonstrating that far from being a burden on the public finances, the social care sector contributes more than £5.1bn Gross Value Added (GVA) to the…

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  • The ENABLE Scotland Lottery

    Date: September 24, 2021- Category: Fundraising

    ENABLE Scotland is excited to be launching a brand-new member-led fundraising initiative for our charitable work today – the ENABLE Scotland Lottery. The Lottery costs just £1 to play and has a guaranteed cash prize every week for one lucky player. With a top prize of £25,000 for matching all…

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  • ENABLE raises pay for its frontline social care workforce

    Date: September 24, 2021- Category: News - ENABLE Group

    Social care charity ENABLE Scotland is seeking to raise the basic rate of pay for its frontline workforce to £10 per hour from 1st October 2021. This would take the minimum pay for ENABLE’s Personal Assistants to 50p above the real Living Wage rate of £9.50 per hour, and is…

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  • Returning to Work

    Date: September 23, 2021- Category: Case Studies - Membership

    In March last year, I never would have thought for one minute that would be my last shift with my theatre job. I was working one day, then told to not come in the next, because the country went into lockdown. I was then put on furlough for many months.…

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  • Back to School

    Date: September 3, 2021- Category: Case Studies - Families

    So, the holidays are over! Bathed & hair washed, school uniform laid out, bag all checked, and pencils sharpened. But who’s more excited? Parents can now have days to themselves, do a kid free supermarket shop, maybe even squeeze in a bar-lunch with friends. Freedom! In theory, that is all…

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