A diverse group of more than 200 people representing 25,000 employers attended the launch of FutureForce® Action Network (FAN) at Gallaghers, from government departments and large corporate businesses to SMEs and secondary school Gateway co-ordinators, careers advisors, ITOs and representatives from tertiary education providers. 200 people signed up to FAN on the launch night.
FAN Hamilton launch attendees were given an opportunity to ask to be connected to other groups within the network.
• 15 organisations asked to be connected to Work and Income
• 20 to schools
• 31 to Industry Training Organisations
• 32 to tertiary providers
• 43 employers wanted assistance to set up a youth employment programme