Posts by Adam

An Award Winning Social Enterprise!

On Friday 6th December 2019, ELITE Paper Solutions staff members Adam & Ian travelled to London for the annual SME National Awards held at Wembley Stadium. With over 200 organisation across the UK attending the event as finalists in over 20 different categories. EPS attended the event for their very first time as finalists for the ‘Community Business of the Year’. Presenting the night was Layla Anna-Lee, best know for presenting Cage Warriors on BT Sports, Layla was fantastic throughout the night, introducing each category sponsor to announce a Silver & Gold award to the successful businesses. Sponsoring the ‘Community Business
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Hearing from Ashleigh for Learning Disability Work Week!

Ashleigh started out with a work placement at ELITE Paper Solutions, arranged by the Engage to Change Project and is now a key part within our team. He has now been working for us for over a year developing his skills and confidence. Working well within our team, Ashleigh has become a vital staff member within our Scanning Department, and has organised several successful contracts from external organisations. “Time management was always a big thing for me, i was always very bad at managing time. But since working here my time management is a lot better, as we have to
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Health Board demonstrates community commitment

ELITE Paper Solutions, a Social Enterprise based in Merthyr Tydfil, was appointed in December 2018 by Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Hospital Board, to collect, destroy and recycle, confidential waste documents across all of their sites, estimated at around 250 tonnes of paper per year. The social enterprise offers training and employment opportunities to people with disabilities or those experiencing disadvantage, in South Wales. The aim of the social enterprise is to be a progressive intermediate labour market resource, where organisations can refer individuals for support and vocational development, which will aid their future transition to employment, volunteering or further learning
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Deputy Minister Visits EPS to Discuss New Contract

Following EPS being awarded a contract with Transport for Wales, the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport, Lee Waters visited our site 2nd May 2019. TfW is awarding contracts to social enterprises within Wales, due to the positive impact they have within communities. They are at the beginning of an exciting journey which will see over £5 billion invested in Wales’ transport network. The not-for-profit company, wholly owned by Welsh Government, is fully aligned with the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and understands the fundamental role that transport plays in improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being
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ELITE Recycling Operative Goes Back to School to Share Success

Josh O’Leary, from Tredegar is encouraging pupils from his former secondary school to consider apprenticeships as a chosen career path. Josh is a Recycling Operative at ELITE Paper Solutions, he attended Bishop Hedley RC High School until he was 16 years old. He wanted to stay in the local area and knew he wanted to gain professional qualifications. Josh struggled with the traditional classroom learning, so after leaving school he looked into more practical ways to gain qualifications. He applied for the apprenticeship with ELITE Paper Solutions. Josh has now completed his Level 2 Warehousing Apprenticeship, and is working towards a Level
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