Limavady employer seminar chance to see how DEL can help

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The Department for Employment and Learning (DEL), in partnership with Limavady Borough Council, has arranged a free information seminar for employers to explain how the products and services offered by DEL can assist in growing their business.

The event will be held in Roe Vallley Arts & Cultural Centre on Thursday 26 April 2012 between 12.30 and 1.15pm where members of the local business community will get an insight into the diverse range of the Department’s initiatives, including, recruitment service.

The Steps to Work Programme, which includes subsidised graduate opportunities and financial assistance through the employer subsidy

information on consultancy and training for businesses, including access to up to £1,000 for business consultancy

Highlighting the benefits to local businesses, Damian McAdams District Manager for the Department for Employment and Learning said: “This seminar provides employers, large and small in the Limavady area a great opportunity to find out more about the range of programmes and services the Department provides. In the current economic downturn, it is vital that those businesses that want to survive and grow avail of whatever assistance is offered, which in will turn help create employment opportunities for local jobseekers. Whether you are recruiting and training new staff, developing management and leadership or implementing efficiencies, there are initiatives available which can help improve your business performance.”

Mayor, Colr. Sean McGlinchey from Limavady Borough Council said: “I would urge all employers to take advantage of the opportunity to find out how government supported initiatives can help your business survive and grow in these difficult economic times.

This event is about providing local employers with advice, guidance and support which is available to them. It is an important and worthwhile event which we are delighted to bring to the district in conjunction with the Department for Employment and Learning.”

Employers are requested to register by 23 April as places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis. A light lunch will also be provided between 1.15 and 1.30pm.

For further information, and to register for this event, please contact the Department for Employment and Learning by emailing: patricia.cooke@nissa.gsi.gov.uk or telephone 028 7127 6931.