Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Benefits of Workplace-based Learning for Trainees

A workplace-based training programme provides its trainees with opportunities that they likely would not get in a typical education environment. By having a real-world opportunity to interact with staff and experience workplace routines, trainees quickly...

Traineeship in Train

Our Traineeship in Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Customer Service Logistics is now up and running following a very successful local recruitment campaign. 40 applicants were invited for interview, in a joint process with Coláiste Dhúlaigh....
Traineeship Programme Participants

Welcome Trainee Team!

Summer Start to Traineeship in Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Customer Service Logistics We are delighted to welcome our new Trainees to Speedpak for their first week of workplace training. Following Day 1 introductions to staff, and...

Traineeship in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Customer Service Logistics

Speedpak Goup is delighted to announce the launch of a Traineeship in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Customer Service Logistics This is a nationally-accredited work and learning programme that will be delivered over 30 weeks from Monday 9th...
Dr. Lorcan Ó hÓbáin

In Remembrance: Lorcan Ó hÓbain

Lorcan Ó hÓbain who served as a Director of Speedpak between 2007 and 2013, sadly passed away on 1 June 2018. A ‘man of action’, Lorcan brought with him an immense skill set that we were...
Speedpak Trainee Whitey Campbell with Speedpak CEO John P. Murphy receiving award from Minister Richard Bruton T.D. pictured with Deirdre Mortell (CEO, SIFI)

Speedpak Group wins Social Innovation Fund Ireland, Education Fund Award

Speedpak Group secured social investment from Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI)’s Education Fund (with match grant funding from The Ireland Funds) for its Enhanced Skills Training Model at a special event held in Dublin’s Smock Alley Theatre on Tuesday 24th October. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WBc00IRY1s] Building...
Social Enterprise in Scotland Census 2015 Cover

2015 Scottish Social Enterprise Census

Social enterprise - a recognised partner in the economy The 2015 Scottish Social Enterprise Census was undertaken as a collaborative project between a group of agencies with a shared interest in promoting social enterprise in Scotland. Key...

Speedpak Hosts Minister Michael Ring for Social Enterprise Announcement

We were delighted to host Minister Michael Ring T.D. at Speedpak on Tuesday 12th September where he announced the development of a National Policy on Social Enterprise. This is a major initiative to support and develop...

Press Release: Minister Ring announces development of a National Policy on Social Enterprise

Government research partnership with the Social Finance Foundation will support the development of a world class social enterprise policy for Ireland.  The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has today announced a...

Victoria Strategy Supports Social Enterprises in Accessing Public Procurement Projects

A landmark strategy to boost its thriving social enterprise sector has been launched by the regional government of Victoria, Australia. Announced by Minister for Industry and Employment, Wade Noonan and featuring an injection of AU$5m,...

Speedpak Group’s 2016 Financial Statements

The financial statements of Speedpak are fully audited on an annual basis and are prepared in accordance with accounting standards generally accepted in Ireland and with Irish Statute. Extracts from our Audited Financial Statements for...

Data Collection and the GDPR – What Charities Need to Know

Plan your future protection compliance strategy now The General Data Protection Regulation covering the collection, storage and use of personal data by organisations, will come into force, EU-wide, on 25 May 2018 and will have...

Product Development for Continued Success at Shuttleknit

As we expand our networks and commercial activity we regularly encounter other social enterprises. These interactions provide an opportunity for sharing information and for making links that ultimately help to strengthen the sector. Of great...

RaiSE – Enhancing social enterprise competitiveness through improved business support policies

Increasing co-operation between social enterprises across Europe is helping to boost the visibility of the social enterprise sector and to highlight the social benefits it brings. The RaiSE programme launched in January 2017 under the Interreg...