• Edinburgh disability jobs partnership celebrates five years of success

    Date: November 19, 2019- Category: Press releases

    Over 3,000 disabled people supported to find work in Edinburgh through innovative partnership programme All in Edinburgh. All in Edinburgh is a collaborative project between ENABLE Scotland, Into Work, The Action Group and Forth Sector, funded by City of Edinburgh Council. Established in 2014, the consortium works together to support…

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  • Young people with disabilities break barriers to university

    Date: November 11, 2019- Category: Press releases

    12 young people with autism and learning disabilities have graduated from University of Strathclyde Business School through the Breaking Barriers programme. Breaking Barriers is a ground-breaking partnership enabling young people who have learning disabilities to attend one of the leading business schools in the UK within a university campus, achieve…

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  • New campaign asks if schoolchildren are in safe hands?

    Date: November 3, 2019- Category: Press releases

    Campaign launched to protect children from restraint and seclusion in Scottish schools One of Scotland’s leading charities, together with parents and children, has today launched a campaign calling on the Scottish Government to issue new guidance and stricter protocols on the use of restraint and seclusion in schools across Scotland.…

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  • Handover at Impact Arts as Jim Sweeney named new Chair

    Date: September 10, 2019- Category: Press releases

    One of Scotland’s leading community arts groups, Impact Arts, has confirmed Jim Sweeney will take over from Piper Group Chief Executive, Theresa Shearer, as its Chair. Shearer will step down in October following a highly successful five and a half years as a member of the charity’s board, half of…

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  • Full house at iconic Kelvingrove Art Gallery helps to raise £180,000 for learning disability charity

    Date: May 21, 2019- Category: Press releases

    – Charity marks 65 years of helping to break down barriers – Nearly 400 guests joined Heather Small of M People and Scottish broadcasters and performers Dougie Vipond, Fred Macaulay and Peter Martin to help Scotland’s leading charity for people with learning disabilities raise over £180,000 at the charity’s annual…

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  • Gender Pay Gap report for 2018

    Date: April 17, 2019- Category: Press releases

    ENABLE Scotland is pleased to publish its Gender Pay Gap report for 2018 for ENABLE Scotland (Leading the Way) and ENABLE Scotland Limited. As an employer with more than 250 staff, we are required to publish the Gender Pay Gap for ENABLE Scotland (Leading the Way) on an annual basis.…

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  • ENABLE Scotland marks 65 years of helping children and adults with learning disabilities

    Date: January 24, 2019- Category: Press releases

    ENABLE Scotland is today launching a new fundraising campaign to mark 65 years of helping children and adults with a learning disability to live a full life. The campaign, ENABLE65, calls on people from across the country to ‘Raise, Donate, Commit’ and get involved in helping the charity break down…

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  • Leading disability charities become Carer Positive employers

    Date: November 2, 2018- Category: Press releases

    Two of Scotland’s leading disability charities have been recognised for the supportive environment they create for carers in the workplace. ENABLE Scotland and Sense Scotland have been awarded Carer Positive status. The Carer Positive scheme is operated by Carers Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Government and is awarded to…

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  • Minister hails success of programme that breaks barriers

    Date: August 14, 2018- Category: Press releases

    More students who have learning disabilities are being given the chance to apply to attend one of Scotland’s most prestigious universities through a project delivered by the University of Strathclyde and ENABLE Scotland, as the Scottish Government hailed the success of this year’s programme. Since January this year, eight learners…

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  • Developing our staff team

    Date: June 7, 2018- Category: Press releases

    Sixteen staff at ENABLE Scotland have completed leadership, management and customer care courses as part of the charity’s continued mission to invest in the skills and development of its workforce. The learning disability charity accessed funding from a newly introduced Scottish Government initiative, the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF), which…

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