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Youth Employment Scotland Fund (YESF): evaluation report

Published: 1 Sep 2016
Part of:
Economy
ISBN:
9781786524058

Evaluation report of the Youth Employment Scotland Fund (YESF) to assess its impact on young people and employers.

84 page PDF

579.6kB

84 page PDF

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Contents
Youth Employment Scotland Fund (YESF): evaluation report
Footnotes

84 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. Scotland's Employer Recruitment Incentive ( SERI) was launched in June 2015 with a commitment to assist employers in supporting young people into jobs. The scheme was paused amid uncertainty following the Chancellor's spending review and how it would affect Scottish budget. SERI will resume in April 2016 with a sharper focus on the job prospects of young people who face the biggest barriers to employment, including those with disabilities. Details of the resumed SERI are still being worked out.

2. The extension allowed for jobs starts to 30 th June 2015 for a 6 month period of support up to 31 st December 2015.

3. Scottish Government (2015) Scotland's Economic Strategy

4. Scottish Government (2014) Developing the Young Workforce - Scotland's Youth Employment Strategy

5. Covering North, South and East Ayrshire Local Authority areas.

6. This is East, North and South Ayrshire combined

7. This figure differs from the 9,396 given in Chapter 4 as the 9,396 reports the number of starts and the 9,940 includes anticipated participation of young people to the end of the Programme for Local Authorities who provided projections to the end of the final phase.

8. Aberdeen City, Angus, Edinburgh, Midlothian, North Ayrshire, Orkney, Shetland, Scottish Borders, West Lothian

9. Scotland's Employer Recruitment Incentive ( SERI) was launched in June 2015 with a commitment to assist employers in supporting young people into jobs. The scheme was paused amid uncertainty following the Chancellor's spending review and how it would affect Scottish budget. SERI will resume in April 2016 with a sharper focus on the job prospects of young people who face the biggest barriers to employment, including those with disabilities. Details of the resumed SERI are still being worked out.


Contact

Email: Sharon Hamilton, Sharon.Hamilton@gov.scot