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East Ayrshire Council

Council reviews pave the way for change

In a bid to become a more financially sustainable organisation now and into the future, East Ayrshire Council is preparing to set out a new direction of travel, with people, partnerships, early intervention and prevention sitting at the heart of these proposals.  

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Pupils help to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Local pupils helped to remember those who were involved in all aspects of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides as part of an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Council sets a first for women’s health

East Ayrshire Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to officially recognise the impact endometriosis has on the working lives of female employees.

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Council receives bronze accreditation from Equally Safe at Work programme

East Ayrshire Council has been awarded bronze accreditation in the Equally Safe at Work (ESAW) programme in recognition of its commitment to gender equality and preventing violence against women.

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East Ayrshire Council supports Living Wage Week

East Ayrshire Council will be supporting Living Wage Week (6-12 November) as an accredited Living Wage Employer that wants to ensure that people are paid fairly for the work they do.

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Council marks three years of being a Living Wage employer

East Ayrshire Council is celebrating its third year of being an accredited Living Wage Employer, meaning that every member of staff working for the Council will earn a real Living Wage.

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East Ayrshire Council achieves Recruit with Conviction Ambassador status

East Ayrshire Council has officially achieved 'Recruit with Conviction' Ambassador Status, meaning that it promotes safe, suitable and sustainable employment for people who have criminal convictions.

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Council takes gender equalities message into the heart of communities

As part of East Ayrshire Council’s commitment to gender equality and its participation in the Equally Safe at Work programme, Council refuse vehicles have become part of a campaign to progress gender equality in the workplace and communities, supporting the prevention of violence against women.

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Jobs boost for East Ayrshire as Future Skills team celebrates success so far

Over 100 young people in East Ayrshire have taken steps up the career ladder thanks to East Ayrshire Council’s Future Skills Jobs and Training Scheme.

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Corporate strategic framework gains Council approval

East Ayrshire councillors recently approved a suite of strategic reports as part of a five year corporate framework which will ensure the Council is well equipped to deliver the best possible outcomes for local communities, with a clear focus on good governance and continuous improvement.

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Recruitment event success for council services

Over 70 East Ayrshire people took their first steps to steps closer to new careers at a special two hour drop in event for prospective Modern Apprentices and Graduate Interns.

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Jobs boost for East Ayrshire - 172 new posts to be created with investment in apprenticeships and graduate internships

Councillors and Trade Unions from East Ayrshire saw a presentation at the Central Joint Consultative Committee on progress with the Jobs and Training Fund. They heard how there will be more opportunities than ever for young people to learn skills, gain worthwhile qualifications, and earn as they do so, with funding dedicated to boosting career prospects.