Entries by Benchmark

Post 16 NEET Coordinator

The company is currently working with the Post 16 NEET Coordinator and Headteacher Greenhill Special School on a number of initiatives including work placements and Year 11 industry career guidance. There are between 50 and 60 pupils aged 11-16 years old at the school which is specifically designed for pupils who have social, emotional and […]

Newydd Housing Association

As part of a current framework/partnering relationship with Newydd Housing Association, the company provided a presentation to a group of ten unemployed people outlining the opportunities available in the construction industry. The group, which comprise a mix of male and female of both apprenticeship age and older, will be taking part in a six day learning […]

Cadwyn Housing Association

As part of design and build new-build affordable housing development (procured as a package deal) with Cadwyn Housing Association, the company is providing work experience opportunities to young adults nominated by the housing association. As a consequence, we employed our newest apprentice.

Rhondda Housing Association

The company has provided carpentry work experience to an unemployed adult nominated by Rhondda Housing Association as part of a design and build residential refurbishment project in Pontypridd Town Centre. The individual is now employed by one of the company’s sub-contract partners and was the first person to rent one of the flats.

Communities First area of Glynneath

We have worked with Newydd HA and a group of young boys from the Communities First area of Glynneath to form their own team and compete in both the Registered Social Landlord league and the Neath/Port Talbot 5 a-side league run by Neath Youth Services. The boys were instrumental in picking out their own kit, […]

Barry Sea Scout Group

We contributed to the refurbishment of the 5th Barry Sea Scout Group scout hall. The Group, who is a charity were “thrilled with this wonderful gesture.” The hut is now also home to a playgroup and has been made available for hire to local people.

Seren Group

As a consequence of our current residential contracts with the Seren Group, we have: ◦    Carried out repairs to Trinant Football Club; ◦    Donated money to support Pentricwm Community Association activities; ◦    Arranged repairs and other assistance to Maes Ebbw Primary School in Maesglas, Newport; ◦    Worked with Maes Ebbw Primary School and the Welsh […]

Newydd HA

As part of our partnership with Newydd HA, we sponsored a group of young people on their Rhydyfelin estate to purchase a Cinema Club licence so they can show children/family films at the community hub.