This project would not have been possible without the advice and support of many people and companies. We'd like to thank them all personally for their time and the huge amount of work and effort they put into creating this new resource.


Determined to Succeed

Information on the Scottish Government's strategy for Enterprise in Education.

Careers Scotland

Careers Scotland offers careers guidance and career planning support to people of all ages, with a focus on employability and enterprise skills.

Education Scotland

This new national body is responsible for supporting quality and improvement in learning and teaching from early years to adult and community learning.

Alliance of Sector Skills Councils (The)

The Alliance of Sector Skills Councils represents, promotes and supports the work of the 23 Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) across the UK.


BT is one of the world’s largest communications services companies.


ALBAR Photo Media

Visit the homepage of ALBAR Photo Media, an agency that provides a photography, video and multimedia service.

Contributors - Construction and engineering

Castle Precision

An engineering company that manufactures critical precision components.

City Building

City Building is one of Scotland’s largest construction companies.

Construction Skills - Inchinnan

The Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry.

Historic Scotland

An executive agency of the Scottish Government, charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment.

Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is the largest privately owned construction solutions provider in the UK.

Contact centre

e-skills UK

e-skills UK's mission is to ensure the UK has the skills it needs to compete in the global economy.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

HIE is the Scottish Government's economic development agency for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.


Aviva is one of the world's largest providers of life and pension products.


Vertex is a leader in BPO, Customer Management Outsourcing and IT Services, serving over 200 clients worldwide across many sectors.

Contact Centre Association

A global body for contact centres.

Hero TSC

Providing contact centre services and technology solutions.

Food and drink production

Accord Business Support

Accord Business Support is a financial services business based in Canada.

Improve Ltd - Home page

Improve provides a strategic overview for the food and drink manufacturing sector.

Macphie of Glenbervie

A company providing premium food ingredients for over 80 years.

Hair, beauty and nails

One Spa

A spa and health club based in Edinburgh.

Habia - Home page

Habia is the government appointed standards-setting body for hair, beauty, nails, spa therapy and barbering.

HCVF Television

An Inverness based company offering a wide range of media and corporate communications applications.


A salon services and products company.

Cheynes Hairdressing

A hairdressing salon based in Edinburgh.

Renella of Falkirk

A family-owned hair salon based in Falkirk.


Southern General Hospital - Haematology Department

The Southern General Hospital is run by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

BBC Scotland

The homepage for television programmes on BBC Scotland.

Skills for Health - Home page

Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council for health.

NHS Lothian
Website of NHS Lothian with information on services and local health initiatives.
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

The homepage of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE).

Passenger transport


Aviance UK is an aircraft ground handling agent, operating at 15 airports in the UK.

First Choice Airways

A travel firm owned by TUI Travel plc.


Homepage of the Scottish airline Loganair.


BAA owns six airports in the UK including London Heathrow.

Go Skills - Home page

The Sector Skills Council for passenger transport, working with employers UK-wide to improve the skills that make a difference to performance in passenger transport.

Strathclyde Passenger Transport (SPT)
Website providing travel information for Glasgow and it's surrounding districts.



Homepage of the Debenhams department store.

John Lewis

Home page of the John Lewis department store.

Harvey Nichols

Homepage of Harvey Nichols.

Original Shoe Company

Homepage of the Original Shoe Company.

Scottish Co-op

Homepage of the Scottish Co-op supermarket chain.


An authority on retailers’ skills-needs and priorities.