Usel is Northern Ireland’s largest supporter of people with disabilities or health conditions into employment and operates a social enterprise business model. We exist solely to help people with disabilities and health-related conditions move into and sustain employment.  Every year we employ, support and train over 1200 people with disabilities or health conditions across Northern Ireland.

William Leathem Chair

Bill Atkinson Chief Executive

Why USEL is supporting Boardroom Apprentice

“We believe we would be able to offer insight in the strategic management of a far-reaching, diversified social enterprise, charity and  NDPB.”

Location of Board and Committee Meetings

Currently on Teams (prior to Covid, at head office – 182-188 Cambrai Street, Belfast. BT13 3JH)

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

Board meetings are held monthly (generally last Wednesday of month and last 2 hours from 10.30am-12.30pm). We also have committee meetings which happen quarterly and last for one hour (generally same day as Board meeting in that month).

Date of Board Meetings (September 2021 – August 2022)

30/09/20, 28/10/20, 25/11/20, 16/12/20, 27/01/21, 24/02/21, 31/03/21, 28/04/21, 26/05/21, 30/06/21, 28/07/21, 25/08/21

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (September 2021 – August 2022)

Audit, Risk & Assurance Committee (ARAC) – quarterly – 25/11/20, 24/02/21, 26/05/21, 25/08/21

Finance Committee (newly formed) – quarterly – tbc