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Fit your needs to these services

Whether you're looking for entry level recruits straight from school, or want to source graduates or people with years of experience behind them, there are a myriad of exciting options to choose from. Have you thought about taking on an apprentice or an intern? Do you know about some of the exciting initiatives across Scotland that are helping to match skills to business needs across industries? Find the best solution to your recruitment needs.

On-the-job training

Take on a Modern Apprentice

You pay their wages. We'll help pay for their training. Your current or new employee gets an industry-approved qualification. Find out about the apprenticeships that are available.

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Graduate Apprenticeships

International experience demonstrates how degree-level apprenticeships can drive economic growth. We believe this approach can benefit employers in Scotland. Could it work for you?

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Adopt an Apprentice

The financial incentive helps you cover the wage and recruitment costs of taking on a Modern Apprentice who has been made redundant from another employer. Find out more.

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Where and how to recruit

Recruit a young person

Source recruits trained to your standards and make them job-ready with the Certificate of Work Readiness, get accreditation from Investors in Young People and find out about other exciting initiatives.

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Recruiting mature staff

If you want to recruit people of working age then get help from Investors in People and Business Gateway and you can find skilled employees through the redundancy support service PACE.

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Funding support for employing young people

Scotland’s Employer Recruitment Incentive targets support at unemployed young people. You can get up to £4,000 when your company commits to a new job or new Modern Apprentice.

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