Entries by Benchmark

Seren Group

As part of a residential package deal in Cardiff Road, Newport, and a new-build residential contract in Trinant, Crumlin for the Seren Group, we have provided work experience opportunities through the Work Based Learning Academy.

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 […]