Skills Development Scotland
With more than 1,200 colleagues working across the country in schools, careers centres and partner locations, we are passionate about skills development and its contribution to a modern, innovative and prosperous Scottish economy.
We are committed to building a Scotland which champions fair work practices and a diverse workforce.
Working with our partners, we strive to ensure employers have the right skills at the right time in high performing, fair and equal workplaces, and that every individual has the skills and confidence to get a job and progress in the workplace, achieving their full potential.
Our support for employers includes tailored skills advice and funding for workforce development, with 25,000 new Modern Apprentices starting each year. Recognising the benefits this brings to employers, individuals and the economy, we are committed to increasing this to 30,000 by 202
CGI is a global business with 70,000 professionals in hundreds of locations across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe who provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the ongoing evolution of our clients’ businesses.
Our aspiration is very simple: to be the best at what we do and help our clients to succeed. To achieve this we foster local accountability for client success whilst bringing our global strength and onshore, nearshore and offshore delivery capabilities to deliver the right blend of solutions for our clients. Across the UK we have around 6000 members who bring specific industry knowledge with a broad range of client experience in order to be a true local partner. We differentiate ourselves by our way of working — approachable, flexible and easy to do business with.
Website » https://www.cgi-group.co.uk/
University of Glasgow
The expansion of our Gilmorehill campus into the 14 acre, former Western Infirmary site will transform the West End of Glasgow. The Masterplan for the site will incorporate;
New learning and teaching facilities supporting our students and making sure they get the best in modern teaching and learning styles and approaches.
Creation of a Research Hub, housing large-scale multidisciplinary projects and incubator space for spin out collaborations with industry. This will encourage further innovation development.
New public cycle and pedestrian routes and a new central square which will link Byres Road to the up-and-coming cultural quarter for the West End, with new links to Kelvingrove and the newly-refurbished Kelvin Hall.
Refurbishment of five listed buildings; - The Chapel, the Outpatients building, the Macgregor building, the Tennent Institute and Anderson College.
The masterplan will be delivered in a phased approach over 10 years, key projects for the University on the former Western Infirmary site include new buildings for the Institute of Health and Well-being, the School of Engineering, Adam Smith Business School, College of Arts and a Centre for Chronic Disease.
The state of the art Learning and Teaching Hub will be constructed adjacent to the Boyd Orr building on University Avenue and a Social Justice Hub will be created within existing space in the Gilbert Scott Building.
Website » http://www.gla.ac.uk/
Part of an independently owned British group of companies, XMA is a leading provider of technology products, services and solutions. Partnering with pioneering UK and global brands, taking their innovative computing, enterprise and print technology, XMA deliver and maintain solutions that work for you and your organisation. Over 500 specialists delivering scalable and sustainable solutions that enhance connectivity, mobility, security and collaboration, whether that be on premise or in the cloud. XMA’s integrated services enable us to plan and maintain every aspect of the project from scoping, planning, through technology provision and deployment toon-going support.
XMA are a compliant route to purchase, with presence on a number of Scottish Government frameworks, for the supply of end user IT products. Our position on frameworks provides customers with a single point of contact and a simple working relationship. This enables XMA to offer a single agreed price, reduce an organisation’s total cost of ownership, increase efficiency and provide sustainable, value based services that deliver the highest levels of support. Security is a key consideration in the IT infrastructure solution. Partnering with companies including Checkpoint, XMA are able to ensure all aspects of security are taken into account.
Website » http://www.xma.co.uk/
We connect great project ideas to the people, councils, companies and grant-makers ready and willing to fund them.
Spacehive provides a single portal where people with project ideas can build support from their community, ensure their plans are viable, pitch for funding from the crowd and our partners at the same time, and share the impact they've created.
For the councils, companies and grant makers that partner with Spacehive it's a powerful way to attract, support, and showcase projects they love.
Website » https://www.spacehive.com/
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