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Return to work placements announced for Training for Success trainees

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that learners on the Training for Success programme can start to return to their work placements.     The return of trainees to workplaces is phased and is in line with the wider re-opening of specific sectors of the economy.     Speaking about the move, the Minister said, […]

New FinTrU legal Assured Skills Academy open for applications

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced a brand new type of Assured Skills Academy in legal services with local company FinTrU. The Academy will deliver 20 training places to individuals with degrees who wish to retrain in the legal aspect of financial services.     Training will be delivered remotely over a six-week period by […]

PwC Assured Skills Academy offering 20 places launched

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A new PwC Assured Skills Academy offering 20 high-quality training places is a fantastic opportunity to kick start a career in professional services, Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said.     The PwC Software Testing and Automation Academy offers people with degrees the opportunity to gain industry-relevant pre-employment training.     Participants who complete the […]

FREE Queen’s University Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) announced in pandemic response

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced details of a free Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Operations and Supply Chain Management for people whose career has been impacted by Covid-19. Embed from Getty Images The Minister confirmed 100 fully funded places for the part-time PgCert with Queen’s University Belfast. The part-time course, starting in August, is open […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Connected Health to recruit 150 Covid-19 unemployed

Connected Health has launched a drive to recruit hospitality and retail workers laid off due to the Covid-19 fallout. Connected Health, the fastest-growing advanced home care company in Ireland and the UK, has announced the creation of 150 new jobs across its operations in Northern Ireland.   Article continues below: ___________________________________ Dear Newry Times reader, […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: FREE skills initiatives programme announced

Economy Minister Diane Dodds today announced a free skills programme for small businesses and a free post-graduate certificate in software development for people whose career has been impacted by Covid-19. Embed from Getty Images   The Skills Focus programme, available for SMEs with fewer than 250 employees, is now offering free upskilling for staff, including […]

Recruitment competition launched for Chair to Warrenpoint Harbour Authority

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced a recruitment campaign to appoint a Chair to the Board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority. Speaking to Newry Times, Minister Mallon said, “This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to make a tangible and valued contribution to the management and continued growth of one of Northern Ireland’s main commercial […]

100 new jobs announced in first investment by US firm Riskonnect

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that Atlanta-headquartered risk management firm Riskonnect is creating 100 new jobs with a new FinTech Centre in Belfast. The Minister met the company on the second day of her visit to the USA. Speaking in New York, the Minister said, “Riskonnect is a global leader in integrated risk management […]

Unique 300 home-based jobs investment announced

The First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill have announced 300 home-based jobs in a multi-million-pound investment by Sensée. They were joined in making the announcement by Economy Minister Diane Dodds. Article continues below This first-time investment into Northern Ireland by the company will see the creation of 300 work from home […]

NI Water calls for more female employees on International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, Sunday 8 March, NI Water is calling on females to be part of building NI Water for the future and address the gender gap within the water and engineering industries. Females account for 21% of NI Water’s workforce, with these women taking up roles in Scientific Services, Finance, Engineering, HR and […]


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