Working in partnership with the Wise Group

The Wise Group works in close partnership with a wide range of organisations from the public, private and voluntary sectors to deliver innovative solutions to our customers.

The Wise Group continually extends and develops our provider network to improve existing delivery and respond to new opportunities. We are seeking local delivery partners in Scotland and North East England:

  • Align with a similar ethos and values
  • Add value to Wise Group projects and services
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of success
  • Show expertise in working with disadvantaged customer groups
  • Have in-depth knowledge of local areas and established links with stakeholders including employers

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.


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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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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Become a partner

Please complete our online application form to become a Wise Group partner

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The Merlin Standard

The Wise Group is a Merlin accredited organisation. This was awarded for meeting the criteria for excellence with the management of supply chains.


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For more information on the on the Merlin Standard please download the information document below