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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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Cardiff chooses ELITE for confidential waste collections

Cardiff Council has appointed EPS as their new provider to dispose of more than 70,000kg of confidential waste it produces each year. Following a successful tender exercise, ELITE Paper Solutions, has been appointed to collect confidential waste documents from more than 75 sites throughout the city of Cardiff including schools, community hubs and Council offices. Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance, Cllr Chris Weaver, said: “We want to do business with organisations who share our principles around promoting social value and fair work practices, as well as ensuring our work aligns to the requirements of the Well-being of “Generations
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The return of Luke O’Neill!

It’s that time again, where we’d like to share a journey of one of our staff members, telling their story about working at ELITE. Our journey today is with Luke O’Neill, who originally joined ELITE back in 2015, being one of the first volunteers to walk through our doors. Luke was a shy individual, and came to us low on confidence. Quickly progressing into an important team member, Luke was given a 16-hour a week contract after just 6 weeks as a volunteer. In just a short space of time, we could see a massive improvement in Luke’s social skills
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Do you want to volunteer?

We’re currently offering numerous volunteering opportunities at ELITE Paper Solutions, and would love to hear from anyone interested in joining our team! Participants will be encouraged to take part in the many volunteering opportunities available at ELITE, which will aim to improve their confidence within the workplace & also build employment skills. Through the ‘New Opportunities Project’ you could access valuable work experience in the following areas; Warehouse – Sorting, shredding, bailing paper.Office – Answering the phone, data inputting, scheduling collections.Scanning – Preparing files, operating scanner, quality checks.Cleaning – General office cleaning, sweeping, hoovering floors. As a volunteer, the participants
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