Friends of Track
Here are the businesses who have signed up to become a Friend of Track so far. Would you like to support autistic people to access employment?
For further details of how you can support autistic people to access employment please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Issured Limited are very proud and privileged to be given the opportunity to support TRACK - a social enterprise formed last year in Northamptonshire. TRACK support autistic people to access employment through training, consultancy and creating opportunities. The work they are doing is making a huge impact on businesses by opening the door to a largely untapped pool of highly talented and skilled resources. Let’s not forget that some of the greatest minds had autism, such as Alan Turing, the “father of computing” and recent BBC 2 Icons winner."
ACS Recruitment are excited to be working in partnership with Track NN – we are proud to be helping autistic people gain opportunities in employment and have already seen promising uptake from our extensive client base across the town. We pride ourselves on promoting such joint ventures and are excited to see where this leads us and we grow together with Track.
Northampton Town Football Club are #ProudToBe a friend of Track NN Limited. Track NN Limited offers a fantastic route into work experience and employment for many people who have skills and qualities that would be of huge benefit to potential employers. We encourage any Cobblers fans who might be in the town centre and in need of refreshment to pop in to Track on the Market Square, experience the excellent service on offer and show their support.
The University of Northampton is delighted to be a Friend of Track. At the University our aim is to Transform Lives and Inspire Change. This is a mission that we share with Track and this is evident in the work they do. It is a privilege to work with an organisation with whom we share both values and vision.
“All Things Business are delighted to become a Friend of Track. We have already been working together in a number of ways including creating opportunities for people to visit our workplace. The work which TRACK is doing will help not only the individuals they work with but also the business whom they are supporting”
ACS Office Solutions are proud to be a Friend of Track. At ACS we strive to create unique office environments via technology and interior design, and we believe that those environments should be inclusive for everyone. The work that Track are doing is inspirational, and it's really exciting to be able to work with and support a business that genuinely changes people’s lives.
Office Odyssey provide sustainable managed printing services for offices and retail sites across the UK. We operate as a social enterprise and 51% of profits go to services supporting people with learning disorders and autism. We have had a great experience with Track and look forward to continuing to work with Tom long into the future.
We are pleased to become a Friend of Track and support their goals to champion autistic people in the workplace. One of our core values at Piroto is ‘teamwork’ and we recognise the importance of having a diverse team, embracing difference and promoting inclusivity
Gravitas HR Solutions are proud to be a Friend of Track. The work that Track are doing will make a huge different in educating and informing people of the benefits to be gained by employing a person with Autism. By working together we can change perceptions and fears and provide life changing opportunities for local people.
Goodwill Solutions has a long history of helping those who are facing personal challenges in their journey towards a better life. The work and support that Track NN are providing to people who find life difficult because of the way their mind works (such as autism, ADHD and Aspergers) is central to making our society more inclusive and we are proud to be counted as one of their friends
Franks & Co are extremely proud and pleased to support the Cafe Track, a cause that is very close to our hearts. As a local Business ourselves, we understand the importance of supporting fellow Businesses in our community and especially one as inspirational as the Cafe. Well done to Thomas and his team .....
“Jackson Grundy are delighted to have been offered the opportunity to support such a valuable social enterprise. We know Tom well and are certain his energy and positivity will open many new and exciting opportunities to autistic people residing in and around Northamptonshire, as well as broadening the horizons of local employers.”
“LCS are delighted to be supporting the great work which TRACK are doing Having attended the first workshop we can see the many benefits which working TRACK can bring.”
"Business Data Group is a company familiar with autism where ASC is known and supported by all who work here, and we are proud and privileged to back the great work done by Track NN in supporting adults with autism find meaningful paid employment. Both through supporting businesses in understanding the value that employees on the spectrum can bring to the workplace, and also helping adults get into work."
You will be aware that TRACK has been set up to support autistic people to access employment. Currently just 16% of autistic adults are in full time employment, this is something which must change.
Through our training and consultancy we are now working in partnership with national and local employers to ensure their business is aware and accepting of autism in the workplace.
Café Track in Northampton Market Square, is supporting individuals to access work through mentoring, job search and application support and also linking with employers to provide personalised support to ensure individuals are successful.
Our outcomes so far? We have already supported 26 people into paid roles, and arranged over 50 work placements and work trials at a variety of settings, and we want to do even more.
As a Social Enterprise, profits from the business are reinvested to support even more people to access employment, and as such through becoming a Friend of Track you will be supporting us to help people access employment.