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Usel CEO Awarded IOD Public/Third Sector Director of The Year 2018

USel CEO, Bill Atkinson has been named as Institute of Directors Public and Third Sector Director of the Year 2018 in a glittering awards ceremony at The Merchant Hotel on Friday 18th May.  Bill was shortlised alongside a number of other organisations including Super Councils, Colleges and Third Sector Organisations. On presenting the award, the host talked about the transformational journey Usel has been on and the impact Bill and his team have made in transforming the lives of people with Disabilities and also the positive impact it has on the environment around us. 

Ability Cafe a Real Success

On Monday 1st May Usel launched its first social enterprise cafe in partnership with the Belfast Health Trust at the Knockbreda Health and Wellbeing Centre.  The cafe, a new venture for Usel will provide employment and training opportunities for people living with a disability and health condition.  Bill Atkinson, CEO said "We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Belfast Health Trust to provide further employment opportunities for people with a disability or health condition.  Strategic partnerships of this kind can provide real opporunity to creat social impact and make a di

Titanic Success at Champion Ability Awards

The Champion Ability Awards were held in Titanic Belfast to celebrate the achievements of people who work for the company or have been on Usel programmes over the last year in particular the EU funded STRIDE (Support and Training to Realise Individual Development and Employment) project.

Among the guests attending the ceremony were the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Nuala McAllister and the former winner of the Voice UK, Andrea Begley. 

Usel Celebrate's Green Glory!!

Usel has won a Green World Environment Award in the international campaign to find the world’s greenest countries, companies and communities.

We competed against more than 500 other nominations in the Green World Awards for Environmental Best Practice, and  were recognised with their trophy and certificate at a glittering presentation in Dubai on December 11.

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