Bryson is Northern Ireland’s leading social enterprise, making a real difference to people’s lives for over 100 years and is now the 3rd largest social enterprise in the UK. Operating seven distinct businesses with a combined turnover of £35m, it uses a modern business model to tackle our major socio-economic challenges; caring for vulnerable people and families, eradicating fuel poverty, getting people back into employment, assisting asylum-seekers, supporting black and minority ethnic families and enabling people to recycle.
It is one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers with an annual turnover of £35m. Over 650 staff deliver 25,700 services each day to families and individuals across Northern Ireland and into Donegal. Bryson has doubled its scale in RoI and recently moved into the wider UK market, winning a major recycling contract with Conwy County Borough Council.
They are committed to building better futures through a service excellence approach to social policy priorities and have recently been awarded the Social Enterprise of the Year in the UK Private Business Awards, a Queens Award for Sustainable Development and an Ireland Excellence Award in the EFQM process.