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Decision details

ABZ Works Employability Plan - COM/22/120

Decision Maker: City Growth and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


(i)             to note the changing employability landscape with the implementation of the Scottish Government’s No One Left Behind (NOLB) strategy;

(ii)           to note the employability activity undertaken to date;

(iii)          to note the draft Aberdeen Local Employability Partnership Delivery and Action Plans;

(iv)          to note that the total employability funding received across all Scottish Government programmes for this financial year is £2.6million;

(v)           to instruct the Chief Officer - City Growth to develop a procurement framework and dynamic purchasing system for employability services and note that a report for this will go to the Strategic Commissioning Committee;

(vi)          to approve the issuing of grant awards to third and public sector organisations to reimburse the wages of those participating in paid work experience through the Long Term Unemployed Scheme; and

(vii)        to delegate authority to the Chief Officer - City Growth, in consultation with the Chief Officer - Finance and Head of Commercial and Procurement, to approve expenditure of grant funding in paragraph 3.14 for the employer recruitment incentive scheme.

Publication date: 27/06/2022

Date of decision: 21/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/06/2022 - City Growth and Resources Committee

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