The Wise Group is currently developing bids for the Fair Start Scotland contract and is looking for partners in the following Contract Package Areas (CPAs): Glasgow, Tayside (Angus, Dundee and Perth and Kinross), and Forth Valley (Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire).

Fair Start Scotland is the Scottish Government’s new Employability Support Service which will commence from 3rd April 2018 and will follow the one year transitional programmes which start in April 2017, Work Able Scotland and Work First Scotland. More information can be found on Public Contracts Scotland:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=MAR276183

Last year we were successful in our bid to deliver two out of four of the Work Able Scotland Contract Package Areas (CPAs) – in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire and Forth Valley, Fife and Tayside.

Please complete the expression of interest available for download atwww.thewisegroup.co.uk/fair-start and submit electronically by 12pm on Monday 27thMarch to partnership@thewisegroup.co.uk alongside documentation confirming your insurance levels (Employer’s Liability, Public Liability and Professional Indemnity) and your last three years’ audited annual accounts.

Any queries can be submitted to partnership@thewisegroup.co.uk with the words “Fair Start Scotland” in the subject line.