Employability, Skills and Learning Progress – Recommendation 2

Scottish Veterans Fund

The Scottish Government should support proposals that promote employability and increase job opportunities amongst the veterans community as the priority when allocating resources from the Scottish Veterans Fund.

2019 SVC evaluation of status:

Implemented, but work should continue

2019 update provided by the Scottish Government:

When the Scottish Veterans Fund was relaunched in 2017 along with investment from Standard Life Aberdeen, a dedicated employability strand of funding was created to support projects helping veterans into employment.

2020 SVC evaluation of status:

Fully implemented

2020 update provided by the Scottish Government:

Work has continued throughout 2020 and recommendation has now been assessed as fully met.


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