Employers for Disability NI is delighted to work in partnership with the Irish News to highlight Disability Best Practice with a Disability Best Practice Employer Award, included for the second year as part of the Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards.

An Taoiseach encourages Irish employers to participate in Job Shadow Day 2013

The Irish Association for Supported Employment (IASE) is calling on businesses throughout Ireland to participate in the sixth annual National Supported Employment Week (22nd to the 28th April).

Social Enterprise NI is the new voice for Social Enterprise across Northern Ireland and the North West Regional Network is an opportunity to tell us about the issues that affect your business.

Social Farming Across Borders

Social Farming Across Borders (SoFAB) is a new innovative cross border project which connects people with disabilities and the local farming community through social framing.

Online tools to help students with disabilities

Dr Stephen Farry, Employment and Learning Minister, launched two online tools designed to help disabled students access and benefit from further education.

Co Donegal VEC Adult Learner Fair 2013 will be held in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny on Friday 25th January.

This is a day of inspiration, motivation, advice and support for anyone thinking of going back to education and training.

Website Launch

A new website for people with disabilities was launched in Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey on Wednesday 7 November 2012. is an online directory for people with disabilities and provides information on:

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Intreo is a new service from the Department of Social Protection which will provide a single point of contact for all employment and income support.

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The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, TD, announced on 25 October 2012 funding of just over €7 million for a range of 14 projects under the Disability Activation Project (DACT).

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Call centre company Firstsource has said it is creating nearly 100 new jobs in Derry/Londonderry office.

The Indian-owned firm is one of Derry's largest employers.