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Let’s Work Scheme Helps Secure Jobs Despite Covid

The Employment initiative “Let’s Work”, funded by the Social Investment Fund (SIF) under the Delivering Social Change framework, has helped 47 people gain employment in 2020. The programme, which commenced in October 2019, received £1.68m investment from SIF to help address employment related issues in areas of socio-economic need across Northern Ireland.  The programme sought…

Community Impact Recognised by Princess Royal

Our parent organisation, The Workspace Group's impact on the economy and community of Mid-Ulster was today recognised and celebrated during a visit by HRH, the Princess Royal to our site in Draperstown. The Workspace Group is a social enterprise established in 1985. We were set up to stimulate economic growth and job creation in the…

£1.7m to Help Boost Employment with Let’s Work Programme

We are excited to be delivering the new Let’s Work programme, in partnership with Carrickfergus Enterprise which is supported by the Northern Ireland Executive’s Social Investment Fund (SIF) under the Delivering Social Change framework. The programme has received £1.7m in funding to help boost employment. The initiative will tackle unemployment in socially deprived areas and…

Well Team Awards

We were delighted to be recognised for our participation on the NI Chest, Heart & Stroke’s Well Team programme. The event took place in the Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, Ballymena and included keynote speakers from Public Health Agency (PHA), Vital Nutrition and Addiction NI. In 2016, NI Chest, Heart & Stroke (NICHS) were successful…

450 Attendees at Mid Ulster Job Fair

The Mid Ulster Job Fair in Cookstown Leisure Centre on Wednesday 20th November proved a huge success with 450 visitors in attendance. In partnership with Mid Ulster District Council, Mid Ulster Skills Forum and Department for Communities (DfC) the event attracted over 65 employers and support organisations, with 88% of attendees stating that they were…