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, and meaningful work (incl 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.


HOLD THE DATE – Thursday 18th October, Edinburgh

Procurement: The Art of the Possible
(our annual event)



Case studies of Scottish social enterprises – showcasing social impact in 2018

RT @NessSoap: Hand made by our young people, supported by the Calman Trust, bought by you. day ago
RT @apexscotland: 16 out of 16 unemployed males passed the CSCS card test with Apex @apexscotland since 1st July and are being supported i…3 days ago

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