Scotland Works For You: Supporting Employers to Consider Conviction Information Fairly

When:     Thursday 14th November, 10.00am - 3.30pm
Where:    Scottish Government Building, 5 Atlantic Quay

Disclosure Scotland have developed free employer training with “Scotland Works for You  partners Access to Industry and The Wise Group. This alliance is part of our strong commitment to supporting rehabilitation, which has recently included closer working with Police Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit and other partners in this area of work.   

“Scotland Works For You” training is designed to provide employers with a structured approach to making defensible, risk based decisions whilst ensuring fair opportunity is given to job applicants with past convictions.

Since its launch in May 2019, this training has been successfully delivered to a range of employers across Scotland.

Click here for more information and to register for this free event.

 


Autism Awareness Session .. FULLY BOOKED

 

FULLY BOOKED

When              Wednesday 20 November 2019, 9.00am – 11.00am
Where             Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, 30 George Square, G2 1EQ

Many people on the autistic spectrum have unique gifts and abilities, but only 16% of them are employed.

The employers could greatly benefit from their skills. The session will cover:

  • Autism and the Attributes – a look at the autistic spectrum and some of the skills people have.
  • Open Days for people with autism – how to understand, support and excite young people with autism about employment.
  • Supporting Employment – common strategies to support young people on the spectrum.

 

For more information and to register your place, please contact nicola.mcgowan@glasgowchamberofcommerce.com.


A Conversation with... Education

When:     Tuesday 3 December, 9.00am - 10.30am
Where:    The Corinthian Club, 191 Ingram St, Glasgow G1 1DA

Is your organisation concerned about the talent pipeline for your future workforce?

Come along to our informal breakfast session to hear from Head of Service at Education Services, Gerry Lyons, who will present their new strategy “Towards better futures”.
This informative session in collaboration with DYW Glasgow will help you better understand how to engage and influence Glasgow future talent.

The presentation will will be followed by a Q&A with Gerry Lyons and Nicola Crawford, DYW Director.

To register for this free event click here.

For more information please contact nicola.mcgowan@glasgowchamberofcommerce.com.

 


Autism Awareness Session 

When              Tuesday 17th December 2019, 9.00am – 11.00am
Where             Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, 30 George Square, G2 1EQ

Many people on the autistic spectrum have unique gifts and abilities, but only 16% of them are employed.

The employers could greatly benefit from their skills. The session will cover:

  • Autism and the Attributes – a look at the autistic spectrum and some of the skills people have.
  • Open Days for people with autism – how to understand, support and excite young people with autism about employment.
  • Supporting Employment – common strategies to support young people on the spectrum.

 For more information and to register your place, please contact nicola.mcgowan@glasgowchamberofcommerce.com.


A Conversation with... Glasgow Guarantee

When:     Thursday 16 January 2020, 9.00am - 10.30am
Where:    Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, 30 George Square, G2 1EQ

DYW Glasgow would like to invite you to ‘A conversation with: Glasgow Guarantee’, an informal information session where you will hear about the newly refreshed Glasgow Guarantee offer which assists businesses identify and recruit from a diverse talent pool via a free recruitment service and financial incentives for each hire. 

This event will consist of a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session with a member of staff from the Glasgow Guarantee.

To register for this free event click here.

For more information please contact nicola.mcgowan@glasgowchamberofcommerce.com.

 


A Conversation with... Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership

When:     Thursday 13 February 2020, 9.00am - 10.30am
Where:    Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, 30 George Square, G2 1EQ

Come along to our informal breakfast session, the next in our Inclusive Growth Event Series, to hear more about how your business can become an SCQF Inclusive Recruiter.


The SCQF supports all businesses hone their recruitment processes to ensure you get the right people with the skills you need into the right jobs This includes helping your business to:

  • Develop an understanding of the qualifications landscape in Scotland
  • Enhance your learning and development strategy
  • Understand how to have your training recognised on the SCQF

To register for this free event click here.

For more information please contact nicola.mcgowan@glasgowchamberofcommerce.com.

 

"Interesting lunch with Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Skills Development Scotland, MCR Pathways, Career Ready and Glasgow City Council. Thanks to all the speakers and organisers for an informative and enjoyable few hours on developing the young workforce in Glasgow and beyond."

Colin Wright, Connect Three Solutions



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