Case Studies

The positive impact of Buy Social work placements

18th February 2019

The Buy Social Approach to Construction requires contractors to deliver unpaid work placements as well as Targeted Recruitment and Training opportunities.

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Buy Social brings ExternWorks on site

5th October 2018

In September 2018, ten men from the ExternWorks programme were welcomed on to Graham/Farrans’ A6 Dualling site to learn about careers in construction industry.

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Training for Success/Apprenticeship NI Contract

14th August 2018

In September 2017, the Department for Economy’s (DfE) new contract for Training for Success and Apprenticeship NI started. It is being delivered by a number of

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Buy Social in Action

12th June 2018

We recently made a video to show Buy Social in action across Northern Ireland. Let Yvonne, Ryan and Stuart tell you how it has made a difference to them.

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Altnagelvin North Wing Redevelopment

21st August 2017

The Buy Social Unit worked with the Department of Health to develop a set of Buy Social clauses for the Altnagelvin North Wing Redevelopment Hospital Project.

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Buy Social success in G4S contract

21st August 2017

Global security company G4S were awarded Lot 1 of the NI Civil Service Cleaning, Catering and Ancillary services contract in May 2016.

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The NICS Postal Contract

20th April 2017

The Buy Social Unit were invited to work with the Northern Ireland’s Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) to add Buy Social clauses to their tender.

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Colaiste Feirste

20th April 2017

The Buy Social Unit were invited to work with Colaiste Feiste school’s Board of Trustees in January 2016 to add Buy Social clauses to the tender for extension.

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