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In 2016-17 we:

provided employability support in partnership with Fife Employment & Training Consortium (Fife ETC)

  • We Registered over 1012 people
  • Employment outcomes = we moved 397 people into jobs
  • Accessing formal education/training= 88 attended college courses
  • Completed our own internal courses = 1038
  • Received Key worker 1-2-1 support = 957 support interventions
  • Accessed volunteering 94 places
  • Work placements = 82 places taken up
  • Onward referral = 29 referrals for other support agencies

in addition:

  • We provided affordable workspace at three of our sites in Fife
    • 10 local businesses were located at Crosshill Business Centre with these local businesses then providing employment for 25 local people.
    • Other businesses/services based at Crosshill Business Centre offered employment for a further 10 local people. (another 10 Businesses)
    • In total 41 local people were employed at Crosshill Business Centre, with a further 45 from out with the Benarty area
    • BRAG also supported the operation of the Benarty Foodbank in the area by offering free accommodation for the service within the Crosshill Business Centre
    • We also supported another charitable organisations like ReEmploy who currently offer employment to disabled employees allowing them (Re-Employ) to stay free rent for over 2 years now
    • A recent initiative has also seen BRAG make it’s 15 seat minibus available to local constituted community groups free of charge (subject to insurance related requirements)
    • BRAG itself, also provided employment to 6 full time local members of staff, with a further 13 members of staff from out with the immediate area with all but 2 of the staff team being Fife based


  • Business Support and Advice for social enterprise
    • We provided 135 Business Assists
    • We helped Start up 19 new social enterprises
    • We hosted 11 Business training or network events
  • Business Support and Advice for new business start ups across Central Scotland
    • 426 Starts on programme
    • 329 Business Plans approved
    • 267 new businesses commenced trading
    • 136 of these sustained trading
  • Youth Engagement and Learning activities including Greenpower F24
    • Total clients Supported 14yrs +  = 116
    • Accessing Programmes – 14-19yrs = 94
    • Accessing Programmes – 20yrs + = 22
    • Progressing to Further Education/Training = 29
    • Gaining Full/Part Qualifications = 36
    • Progressing to Employment = 10
  • We also supported Community based engagement activities in Glenrothes, Cowdenbeath and Methil (through our ABCD approach)

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