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Youth Employment UK – APPG Report

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Youth Employment UK recently published their third report which focuses on supporting those young people furthest from  the labour market. They aim to promote youth employment in all its form and to promote the role of young people within  he economy, ensuring that the voices of young people are heard and highlighting the…
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Welcome Robert!

We’re delighted to welcome Robert Andrews to the ICONI team! Robert has joined us as our new Senior Application Support Analyst. Robert is a very welcome addition to our Support Team, he will play a pivotal role in our daily operations as we continue to grow and expand as a company. Our Technical Account Manager,…
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Valentine’s Day and Mental Health

As Valentine’s Day arrives, people are preparing to show their significant other how much they love them with fancy dinners, gifts and gestures of love and kindness, but love isn’t the only emotion height ened around Valentine’s day. For many people Valentine’s Day brings up feelings of depression, low self-esteem/self-worth and loneliness and with Valentine’s…
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ICONI Becomes More Accessible

The ways in which people access information online have changed drastically over the last number of years, people are now able to access your company’s website from literally anywhere on a vast array of mobile devices. This has had a profound effect on website design meaning the days of putting website visuals first and content…
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NI Unemployment Rates Lower

The Department for the Economy reported this week that unemployment in Northern Ireland reached its lowest level in over a decade, figures show the unemployment rate at 3.8% for the period September to November 2017, falling below the UK rate of 4.3% for the same period. While it may seem as though we are out…
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Blue Monday

  Today is Blue Monday, the day that has been dubbed ‘The most depressing day of the year’, everything seems to be pointing towards the negative, the weather, Christmas is over, your new year’s resolutions are broken and you’re back to work. However, as many of us know, feelings of depression aren’t simply limited to today,…
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ERSA Report: Work Programme Success

ERSA this week published the latest Work Programme performance report, the report contains the most up-to-date statistics available in the public domain with official statistics being posted in March 2018. The main points from the report include: Over 59,967 job-seekers on Employment Support Allowance have gained work. Over 205,225 18-24 year JSA claimants found work…
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Unemployment is at its lowest rate since 1975!

The Department for Work and Pensions released some new stats today, including the fact that the UK now has the lowest unemployment rate in 42 years. The unemployment is now sitting at 4.3% which is the lowest rate since 1975. Key stats from the DWP press release also include: the number of people in employment…
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Welcome to our new apprentice!

The team here at ICONI has continued to grow and we are pleased to welcome our newest team member, Tiarnan Carson. Tiarnan joined the team as a higher-level apprentice (HLA) within our Support Centre team.  He will work closely with the existing team whilst studying for his ICT Diploma. Our CEP solution is used by…
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Contract Winners Announced

This month saw a massive £626,487,000 worth of contracts being awarded across the UK including the new Work & Health Programme and Fair Start Scotland. Well done to all the winners from the ICONI team, especially to our own partners! ICONI’s Customer Engagement and Progression (CEP) software solution help organisations that provide support to these types of…
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