Social Firms Scotland is the national support body for Social Firms in Scotland. A Social Firm is a specific type of Social Enterprise where the social mission is to create employment, work experience, training and volunteering opportunities for people who face significant barriers to employment – in particular, people with a disability (including mental ill health and learning disabilities) a substance abuse issue, a prison record, a homelessness issue and young people.


The Employability SEN – one year on

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The Bread maker is an artisan bakery and coffee house, offering premium quality products, using the best ingredients and the highest manufacturing standards while functioning as a social firm allowing adults with learning disabilities to fully participate in a thriving and growing concern