Access Employment Limited

Broker Details

Name: Access Employment Limited
Address: 32-34 Pound Street, Larne, Co. Antrim, BT40 1SQ
Primary Contact Jackie Reid
Telephone: 028 2827 4992
Contract Type(s): Services, Specific Clauses, Supplies
Location(s): Antrim, Armagh, Derry~Londonderry, Down, East Belfast, Fermanagh, Greater Belfast, North Belfast, South Belfast, Tyrone, West Belfast
Clause(s): Paid employment for education leavers, Paid employment for people 25 years old or over and unemployed for 12 months, Paid employment for people under 25 years old and unemployed for 6 months, Use of Social Enterprises in the Supply Chain


Access Employment Limited

32-34 Pound Street, Larne, Co. Antrim, BT40 1SQ

AEL was established in Larne in 1998 as Northern Ireland’s first social firm to support individuals with disabilities, health conditions and social disadvantage into meaningful employment and or education. We provide training, work experience and sustained employment for people with a learning disability/difficulty, health related conditions and additional needs.

Our Social Enterprise businesses consist of our onsite Lunchbox Café, open to the public and providing a Corporate Menu service to local businesses, Naggyburn, our onsite Garden Centre which was awarded “Best New Business Start-up” at Larne’s Excellence Business Awards 2021, Candyrush, our online business selling envelopes and small partywear products and Create Gifts, our laser engraving business where we are able to provide bespoke merchandise for clubs and businesses and also individual personal engraving orders.

We also have a Packaging & Assembly department that undertakes sub-contract work for outside companies. We have experience in packaging everything from mouse-traps, light bulbs to bottled beer!

AEL is an ISO 9001 Accredited Company, providing reassurance that we have the ability to carry out commercial activity to a high standard. We work with some of NI’s largest manufacturing companies including K-Rend, Brett Martin & Spirit.

If you would like to discuss our ability to provide goods and services or undertake subcontract for your organisation or business on both a temporary or permanent basis do not hesitate to contact Jackie Reid.