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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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  • ENABLE Scotland Gender Pay Gap Report 2017

    Date: April 3, 2018- Category: Press releases

    ENABLE Scotland is pleased to publish its Gender Pay Gap report for 2017 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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  • Disability charities unite to grow frontline services

    Date: March 31, 2018- Category: Press releases

    Two of Scotland’s leading disability charities are joining together to protect and grow frontline social care services across Scotland. ENABLE Scotland and Sense Scotland have launched an innovative Group structure, thought to be the first of its kind in the charity sector in Scotland, in order to accelerate change in…

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  • ENABLE Scotland Annual Review 2016/17

    Date: October 22, 2017- Category: Press releases

    We’re delighted to share our Annual Review 2016/17! This is a celebration of the accomplishments of our members and supporters, the growth of our excellent services, our ground-breaking campaign wins, and the commitment of our fabulous fundraisers. We have achieved all of this together over the past year, and none of…

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