Stephen Farry

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Name: Stephen Farry
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Antrim Council honoured

ANTRIM Borough Council is among 31 organisations in Northern Ireland, which have recently received the prestigious Investors in People accreditation.Minister for Employment and Learning Dr Stephen Farry congratulated the council which employs over 350 ... [Published Antrim Guardian - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Apprenticeships make vital contribution to the economy - Farry

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry today highlighted the importance of apprenticeships at a Michelin apprentice award ceremony in Ballymena.~  Friday, 18 April 2014Speaking at the event, Minister Farry said: “Apprenticeships play a vital ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Muir welcomes Alliance Ministers to North Down

April 17, 2014 7:48 PMAlliance put local employment and community projects firmly on the agenda this week, With Alliance Ministers David Ford and Stephen Farry joining North Down Mayor Andrew Muir to meet with traders and organisations across Holywood ... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘Women into STEM’ project

TweetThe Engineering Training Council in Northern Ireland and the Skills 4 organisation have joined forces to launch a project called Women into STEM Northern Ireland. This will see 20 SMEs and four large companies take on 50 women in jobs relating to ... [Published Machinery Market - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Farry launches Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Services Action Plan

Minister for Employment and Learning Dr Stephen Farry today launched an innovative Action Plan focussed on tackling the skills needs of the local Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Services sector.~  Thursday, 17 April 2014The Action Plan has been ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ministers announce independent panel to lead careers review

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry and Education Minister John O’ Dowd today announced the members of the independent panel which will lead the review of careers education and guidance in Northern Ireland.~  Wednesday, 16 April 2014The ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Engineering business success through Investors in People

Kilrea laser cutting company SJC Hutchinson Engineering Ltd is among 31 Northern Ireland organisations today celebrating being awarded with the prestigious Investors in People (IiP) accreditation.~  Wednesday, 16 April 2014Minister for Employment and ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

£30m city college decision imminent

A DECISION on whether a £30 million Southern Regional College campus is to proceed in Armagh is imminent, the Ulster Gazette can reveal.Confirmation was given by Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry, in response to a recent update request ... [Published Ulster Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Employment rights for Northern Ireland parents will boost recruitment and retention

New rights to parental leave and an increase in flexible working are to be introduced in Northern Ireland, following an announcement yesterday by the province’s employment and learning minister Dr Stephen Farry.The new rights will allow leave and pay ... [Published Recruiter Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

VIDEO: Employment Committee

Employment Minister Stephen Farry announced a consultation on zero hours contracts in Northern Ireland, on 9 April 2014.He said he was hopeful this would begin before the summer recess.The minister said, "employment structures evolve and zero hours contracts ... [Published BBC - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Northern Ireland may get legislation on Zero Hours Contracts

Northern Ireland may get legislation to govern so-called Zero Hours contracts, the Department of Employment and Learning (DEL) Minister Dr Stephen Farry has said.The Assembly has already been told that DEL is planning to review the use of Zero Hours contacts, ... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers United Kingdom - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Farry commends USEL Employment Programme

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry today presented certificates at an awards event organised by Ulster Supported Employment Ltd (USEL) to acknowledge achievements of participants who have completed their training on the ‘Skills Training ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Mar 25 2014]

Quotes

Dr Farry said: "if we are to enable northern ireland to compete globally, it is fundamental that we increase our export base and in this context, advanced manufacturing and engineering services will be pivotal. to achieve these aspirations, it will be essential that the workforce has the skills and technical knowledge to produce innovative products and to adapt to the challenges facing the sector."
Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry said: "the review of careers education and guidance, lead by a panel of experts from industry, education and careers guidance, will ensure that the system delivers a service which can provide careers advice and guidance to our young people and those looking for a change in their career path."
"I am committed to striking the right balance between the needs of employees and those of businesses," Dr Farry said. "i strongly believe that we can all benefit from a more flexible workforce that is better able to retain talented people who need to balance commitments at home and at work."

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Antrim Council honoured [Published Antrim Guardian - 17 hours ago]
South West College now among UK’s elite [Published Tyrone Times - Apr 22 2014]
Apprenticeships make vital contribution to the ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 18 2014]
Mayor Muir welcomes Alliance Ministers to North... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Apr 17 2014]
‘Women into STEM’ project [Published Machinery Market - Apr 17 2014]
Farry launches Advanced Manufacturing and Engin... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 17 2014]
Engineering business success through Investors ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 16 2014]
Ministers announce independent panel to lead ca... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 16 2014]
£30m city college decision imminent [Published Ulster Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
Employment rights for Northern Ireland parents ... [Published Recruiter Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
New Parental Leave Plans Launched [Published 4NI - Apr 14 2014]
Farry seeking to make new appointments to Colle... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 14 2014]
Farry announces new rights to share parental le... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 14 2014]
VIDEO: Employment Committee [Published BBC - Apr 10 2014]
Newry woman takes County title at Essential Ski... [Published Newry Times - Apr 10 2014]
Farry congratulates 2,000th management and lead... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 10 2014]
Minister Farry outlines employment law for SMEs [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Apr 10 2014]
NRC’S FATE LIES WITH MINISTER [Published Ballymoney Times - Apr 10 2014]
50 Jobs in 50 Days: A Royal seal of approval fr... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
Northern Ireland may get legislation on Zero Ho... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers United Kingdom - Apr 10 2014]
Minister vows to create 10,000 new apprenticesh... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
Farry launches ALIGN IT network [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
Ministers highlight social clause contracts for... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
Minister urges employers to support those with ... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
Minister committed to Zero Hours Contract review [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
Minister attends launch of Specialisterne proje... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 09 2014]
University of Ulster should not play Jim Allist... [Published Sinn Fein - Apr 09 2014]
Farry praises apprenticeships contribution to e... [Published Ballymena Guardian - Apr 08 2014]
Minister announces appointments to Board of CIT... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 04 2014]
Northern Ireland provides a good foundation f... [Published Northern Ireland Executive - Apr 04 2014]
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