Blog: Disabled Students at University in Scotland

We very much welcome the latest Discussion Paper on Disabled Students at University from Sir Professor Peter Scott, the Commissioner for Fair Access in Scotland. The paper considers fair access to university in relation to representation, entrant trends, retention and degree outcomes for disabled students.  Lead Scotland is passionate about fair access and we started […]

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Posted: Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Would you like to become a non executive director of Lead Scotland?

Find out more about Lead Scotland.  Find out more about about trustee duties.  We have a board induction process to help you understand your role. We are looking for a new board member to join our team. We are keen to recruit an individual with a background in fundraising or marketing. Lead Scotland is at […]

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Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2019

Would you like to become a non executive director of Lead Scotland?

Find out more about Lead Scotland.  Find out more about about trustee duties.  We have a board induction process to help you understand your role. We are looking for a new board member to join our team. We are keen to recruit an individual with a background in fundraising or marketing. Lead Scotland is at […]

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Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2019

Lead’s next empowerment meeting is in Kirkcaldy

Come along and help us celebrate our 40th anniversary, have afternoon tea and learn something new! In Fife the topic is participatory budgeting and we will be in St Brycedale Church, St Brycedale Ave, Kirkcaldy KY1 1ET on 28th March, 2019 between 1pm and 3pm. Register to tell us you are coming and share your […]

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Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2019

Living wage accreditation

Lead Scotland is very pleased to have become an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that Lead Scotland voluntarily pays the living wage to all its employees and sub-contractors. The minimum wage, as set by the Government, is at present £7.83 an hour whereas the living wage, the amount calculated on what employees and their families require […]

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Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Lead Scotland AGM 2018

In the week when the new national living wage rate was announced and people were shouting “time for change” on  international volunteer managers day we held our AGM, in the very beautiful Perth North Church, an accessible and welcoming venue. We’ve had a good year reaching more learners, befriendees, helpline callers and supporters so the […]

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Posted: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Living Wage Employer Accreditation

Lead Scotland is very pleased to have become an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that Lead Scotland voluntarily pays the living wage to all its employees and sub-contractors. The minimum wage, as set by the Government, is at present £7.83 an hour whereas the living wage, the amount calculated on what employees and their families require […]

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Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018

Looking back to 2017-18, looking forward to 2018-19

Our three strategic goals for 2016 to 2019: to reach more people who can benefit from our services, to extend our national coverage and to diversify our income streams.   Lead Scotland 2017-18 review by Emma Whitelock We reached more people We’ve exceeded our target by supporting 342 disabled people and carers compared with 307 […]

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Posted: Monday, August 13th, 2018

Looking back to 2017-18, looking forward to 2018-19

Our 3 strategic goals are to reach more people who can benefit from our services, extend our national coverage and to be sustainable.   Lead Scotland 2017-18 review by Emma Whitelock We reached more people We’ve exceeded our target by supporting 342 disabled people and carers compared with 307 people in 2016-17. To dig a […]

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Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2018

Lead Scotland continues vital provision of learning opportunities in Moray

Following a highly successful first year of work in Moray, supported by The Robertson Trust, Lead Scotland is excited to announce that this work will be further supported by the trust for the next two years. In its first year this project supported disabled people, carers and others experiencing exclusion from education to participate in […]

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Posted: Tuesday, July 31st, 2018