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Pension cut option in Tata Steel crisis: The government considers cuts to British Steel pension benefits in bid to save Tata Steel's UK operations.
Our programme to work with young people who have autism and are still at school is nearing the end of its second year. The programme has supported many young people throughout the highlands to engage with the community around them and to start to think about life outwith school.
Ban on legal highs comes into force: A blanket ban on so-called legal highs comes into force across the UK, with new laws criminalising their production, distribution, sale and supply.
Moving from ESA to JSA? We are currently running workshops for people need some help with getting their foot on the employment ladder.
Migrant boat capsize caught on camera: The deadly capsizing of a migrant boat in the Mediterranean is caught on camera by the Italian navy as it rescues 550 people.
Since January 2013 the Shirlie Project has moved 32% of people on the Try It Out contract into employment and 45% into a work placement. The contract which is funded by the Highland Council enables people to get back to work either with support or just some help in the right direction.
Exam stress 'among teen suicide causes': Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to new research.
Since 2006 over 600 people have successfully moved into employment.
White 'thug' poster aimed at black voters: Operation Black Vote releases a "hard-hitting" poster urging people to sign up to vote in the EU referendum prompting criticism from UKIP's Nigel Farage.
The Shirlie Project is delighted to announce that we are delivering an employment programme for young people aged 16 - 24 throughout the Highlands. The programme will offer a variety of employment skills including work placements. We have also been approved to deliver 2 SCQF qualifications at Level 3 & 4 in Employability and the Certificate of Work Readiness. Please contact us if you are interested in a fun and lively course that will give you lifelong skills.
We are delighted to announce 4 years funding from the Big Lottery which will allow us to continue to deliver employment services for people furthest removed from the labour market.