Here you’ll find the stories of the Wise Group – our thoughts, our experiences and how we’re making a difference every single day.


Wise Journeys #5 – Jacqueline, Fair Start

New start for Paisley mum thanks to Fair Start Scotland   When Jacqueline was…

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Being ‘distinctive’ is a choice; a choice that requires us to stand for something

Our Values help us all to identify what it means to work with or at the Wise Group.

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Wise Journeys #4 – Marina, Wise Steps

As part of our ‘Wise Journeys’ series, we hear about…

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Five great reasons to give an ebike a go in Scotland

Frazer Clark on the health and environmental benefits of an ebike.

Wise Journeys #3 – Liz, JETS

Liz shares how the JETS programme helped to build her confidence.

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CPO Connect: A wellbeing-led approach to Community Payback Orders

Why a focus on wellbeing offers the way forward for Community Payback Orders.

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Wise Journeys #2 – Lauren, Wise Steps

Lauren tells us about how the Wise Steps programme improved her mental health and helped her find work.

The Wise Group selected for UK wide study

The Wise Group takes part in colleague engagement study

The Wise Group has been selected to participate in a UK-wide research project.

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Wise Journeys #1 – Louise, JETS

Wondering how the JETS programme could benefit you? Louise shares how it helped her find employment.

Wise Innovation Dialogue Series #1 – Hamish Robertson

Kicking off the new ‘Wise Innovation Dialogue’ series Hamish Robertson…

Penelope D'Souza

Stimulus’ Penelope D’Souza Sits Down With Wise Group – International Women’s Day

Penelope D’Souza sits down with the Wise Group.

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Moving from rhetoric to reality – the Wise Group’s manifesto for better lives in a better Scotland

The Wise Group manifesto.

Daniel Gets Back on Track During a Pandemic – Wise Steps

Daniel joined the Wise Steps programme in October 2020. Looking…

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Five reasons why you should work at the Wise Group

Victoria Carson shares her top five reasons why you should work at the Wise Group.

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Confidence Building: Lynda’s Wise Steps Journey

Two years ago, Lynda landed what she thought was her…

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Warren Gets Online With Wise Steps

    Warren reached out to Wise Steps in late…