The Wise Group has been transforming lives through social enterprise in Scotland and the North East of England since 1983. We make a positive difference to people, communities and society by helping customers gain new skills and employment, reducing re-offending, regenerating communities and tackling fuel poverty. The Wise Group focus on developing innovative and socially enterprising solutions to delivering these services including close partnership working with local providers, specialists and others taking a socially enterprising approach to social justice.
The Wise Group deliver employment support contracts at national and local levels, including European Funding, supporting tens of thousands of people every year towards sustainable employment, this also includes a new social enterprise recruitment agency, RecruitWise, to match the needs of private sector employers recruitment needs and the needs of jobseekers who cannot find work. The Wise Group partners with Energy Savings Trust, Zero Waste Scotland and others to support nearly one hundred thousand Scottish people every year with energy efficiency and resource efficiency. The Wise Group also support over one thousand ex-offenders in the community every year and have a presence in every prison in Scotland and the North East of England