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.


Social Enterprise Census

First Ever Census Reveals Major Impact of Scotland’s Social Enterprises


Apprenticeship Levy Consultation

Read our response to Scottish Government’s consultation on the Apprenticeship Levy


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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