About Us

About Us

The Wise Group is a social enterprise founded in 1983. We are a business that tackles social, economic and environmental problems. We have a commercial focus and any profits we make are re-invested to help the people and communities we work with.  The Wise Group delivers services throughout Scotland and the north east of England.

The Wise Group has a commitment to developing staff, to equality and diversity and to ensuring our values are always reflected in what we do and how we do it. In 2015, Quality Scotland awarded the Wise Group the highest 5 star quality rating and the Scotland Business Excellence award.

Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for the overall governance, the strategic direction and the financial administration.

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Leadership Team

The leadership team is responsible for delivering the strategic direction set out by the Board.

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"It is very fulfilling to work for the Wise Group as what we do brings tangible benefits to individuals and communities. That is true job satisfaction."
David Kennedy, Team Leader

The vision, mission and values

We call our culture the Wise Group way. It is important for us to focus on, not only, what we want to achieve, but also, how we want to achieve it.

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Equality and diversity

The Wise Group is committed to promoting equality and diversity. We recognise that people from different backgrounds and experiences can bring valuable insights.

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Environmental Policy

For a copy of our full environmental policy simply download the pdf document using the link below

Business areas

The Wise Group operates across four business areas: employability, skills and learning, sustainability and community justice. Each area delivers innovative projects and provides solutions for a wide range of stakeholders. These include government departments and agencies, local authorities, employers and businesses, and a variety of funders. We are accountable to our stakeholders and funders for achieving results that have a meaningful impact on people, communites and society. For more information on each business area simply click below.

Employability

The Wise Group has been providing innovative solutions to move people into work since 1983. We tailor our services to meet the needs of each customer.

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Sustainability

The Wise Group delivers the Home Energy Scotland energy advice service in Strathclyde and Central areas. We also deliver a range of other energy advice and recycling services.

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Community justice

The Wise Group has pioneered a peer mentoring approach to working with people in prison and on release throughout Scotland and the north east of England.

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Skills and learning

The Wise Group provides accredited skills and learning for individuals looking to get into the labour market and for businesses seeking to improve the skills of employees.

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Partners

We believe that effective partnerships can provide a more successful way of delivering services. Why not partner with the Wise Group? Together we can make a difference.

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Partners