Positive Futures – Employment, Skills and Learning – Recommendation 9

In this time of social renewal, social enterprises should be considered as a model to support community development, provide services, facilities and employment for veterans to ensure they do not experience any disadvantage due to their military Service.
Scottish Government Committed Actions
Scottish Government Progress Update
SVC 2022
Assessment
1SG will survey work already under way within the sector to identify ways in which Social Enterprises can support the veteran community.The Scottish Government is engaging with Social Enterprise Scotland in the first instance to scope out current and future activity that will enhance support for the veteran community through social enterprise, noting what is already being achieved for veterans across the sector through the work of organisations like Scotland's Bravest Manufacturing Co., Scotland’s leading social enterprise employing ex-service personnel.
2SG will engage with organisations such as Senscot and Social Enterprise Scotland in order to identify opportunities to promote their work among the veteran community.
3Work will be undertaken to understand the current social enterprise landscape in Scotland; identify the organisations that are already supporting veterans and how this can be built upon.

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