Scottish Government Public Holiday 14 September

Due to a Scottish Government Public Holiday, our office opening hours on 14 September will be 9am – 12.30pm. If you need to speak to a member of our team please leave your name and phone number on our voicemail and someone will get back to you. Our office will reopen at 9am on Monday … Continued

Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland Appoints New Head of Policy

ILF Scotland are delighted to announce that, after a successful recruitment campaign with Aspen, a new Head of Policy has been appointed. ILF Scotland provides funding to over 3,000 disabled people in Scotland and Northern Ireland, enabling them to live independently in their homes and communities. The organisation’s new Head of Policy, Linda Scott, will … Continued

Peter Brawley, Chair of ILF Scotland Stakeholder Group, News

We are extremely sad to announce that Peter Brawley, the Chair of ILF Scotland’s Stakeholder Group, passed away on the 23rd July 2018. As Chair of the ILF Scotland Stakeholder Group, Peter was integral to the establishment, and successful delivery of, this group. He played a vital role in supporting the improvement and development of … Continued

ILF Scotland Wins ‘Best UK Small Employer’ at the Working Families Best Practice Awards!

ILF Scotland has been awarded the ‘Best Small Employer’ award at this year’s Working Families Best Practice Awards in London.   Since its inception in July 2015, ILF Scotland has established and nurtured a family friendly flexible working culture for its staff. The organisation has instilled a number of specific flexible working practices, which are … Continued

Change to the Processing of Awards

We have recently sent you some information regarding a change to how we manage your award. In future, we will no longer require you to fill out an agreement form.   You do not need to do anything. You do not need to return any of the documents that we have sent you. They have … Continued

ILF Scotland wins at the UK Public Finance Innovation Awards!

ILF Scotland has won the ‘Finance Team of the Year’ Award at the UK Public Finance Innovation Awards 2018! The awards took place in London on the 25th April. In spite of facing tough competition from some highly respected organisations, such as Public Health England and the Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, … Continued

ILF Scotland wins ‘Best Public Sector Employer’ award at the annual Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards!

ILF Scotland has been awarded the ‘Best Public Sector Employer’ award at this year’s Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards in Glasgow. Since its inception in July 2015, ILF Scotland has established and nurtured a family friendly flexible working culture for its staff. The organisation has instilled a number of specific flexible working practices, … Continued

Office Opening Hours Update March 2018

Due to the adverse weather conditions, our office will be closed again tomorrow. We will continue to monitor the weather over the weekend and will provide an update to all our recipients and stakeholders regarding office opening hours for the coming week. ILF Scotland staff are continuing to work remotely, responding to emails and voicemail … Continued

Office Opening Hours Update

Due to the adverse weather conditions, our office will now be closing at 1pm today (Wednesday 28th February) and will be closed tomorrow. We will continue to monitor the weather over the next 24 -48 hours and will provide an update to all our recipients and stakeholders regarding office opening hours for Friday tomorrow.

ILF Scotland recipient has article published in The Herald!

ILF Scotland recipient, Jim Elderwoodward, has recently written an article for The Herald about social care and the importance of independent living for disabled people. In the article, Jim urges that social care should be made a national entitlement and that there are lessons to be learned from the way that ILF Scotland operates for … Continued