The Glasgow Guarantee, rebranded in September 2015, is the biggest programme of its kind in the UK. A legacy of the 2009, £50 million Commonwealth Employment Initiatives, the Glasgow Guarantee is now a core funded employability support programme that provides a wage incentive to employers, who recruit from the pool of Glasgow Guarantee eligible candidates.
The programme offers a commitment that unemployed/underemployed local people, including those about to leave education, are assisted into a job or modern apprenticeship. *underemployed is anyone working in a part-time or zero hour contract job
The programme also offers an in-work progression/training award payment, to help candidates progress and gain additional transferable qualifications and includes in work support to both candidates and employers.
Over the past decade more than 9000 local residents, and over 2000 businesses have benefitted from the Glasgow Guarantee.
The Glasgow Guarantee makes it easy for unemployed/underemployed people in the city who are looking for a job to gain direct access to vacancies and training.
For businesses who are seeking new employees, it provides a direct route to an approved pool of available and job ready candidates - with financial support to help recruit and train.
For individuals if you are:
Glasgow Guarantee can offer you direct access to lots of employment opportunities, and additional training, either through a full-time job or a modern apprenticeship. Opportunities are available with local businesses and Glasgow City Council.
There are no age restrictions to join our programme and whatever your background and personal circumstances, we have a dedicated network of approved Employability Provider partners across the whole city, to work directly with you and support you to find, apply and get ready for your next job.
For businesses if you:
Glasgow Guarantee can offer you access to great financial incentives to help you recruit and train your next employee - to help your business grow and prosper.
Visit Glasgow Guarantee to find out how you can benefit from the programme.