The Edinburgh Guarantee is an employer led initiative working with businesses of all sizes and across all sectors. We want to work with you to create opportunities for all citizens, regardless of their age or background, with particular focus on supporting those who face additional barriers.

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There are many different ways you can support us and we will help you to find a solution that makes sense for your business.  Your support can range from providing paid employment and apprenticeships which you advertise on our Jobs Board, through to running insight sessions to help job seekers understand your industry. We can help you to find a way of supporting us that works for you and helps you to connect to employability partners as well as prospective candidates.

Benefits to your business

We are making it easy and rewarding for you to support the Edinburgh Guarantee. All supporting employers can benefit from:

  • free to use jobs board with recruitment and facilitation support
  • funding that can be used towards training, wages and other staff costs
  • displaying our recognised supporter badge
  • positive brand in the local market
  • attract a diverse talent pipeline to your organisation
  • opportunity to enhance employee morale and reduce staff turnover.

Partner with us

The Edinburgh Guarantee isn’t a 'one size fits all' approach. We want to support you to pledge what you can and make it rewarding for your business as well as for those seeking jobs and opportunities. What you offer can range from paid employment to supporting young people to build employability skills. You can pledge your support by:

  • offering employment: full time, part time and/or apprenticeship
  • hosting a placement or workplace visit
  • sharing sector knowledge and expertise
  • providing training to individuals looking to secure employment
  • sponsoring us to host employability sessions and events
  • offer something else? Talk to our team.

Employability partners and programmes

We have established relationships with employability partners who can support people to get into work as well as linking those candidates to employers. All partners play a vital role in helping those seeking work and opportunities to be ready to take the next step. Contact the Edinburgh Guarantee team today to find out more about how to get involved.

Contact us

Please get in touch for more information about the Edinburgh Guarantee.

Telephone: 0131 529 3525

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