"Linking local people to local jobs"

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Registered Charity No. 1105343 | Registered Company Limited by Guarantee No. 4771177

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Welcome to Acumen

Acumen is passionate about making a difference, improving lives and transforming the communities in which it works across East Durham.


Established in 2003, Acumen delivers high quality employment and

training services supporting local people to reach their true potential

and secure sustainable employment whilst  supporting local employers

to fulfil their recruitment needs.


Acumen is a specialist in the delivery of Welfare to Work provision,

since 2011 we have been successfully delivering the governments “Work Programme” as a subcontractor for Avanta.    


To date we have supported over 2,500 people move into employment

and provided recruitment support to over 500 companies.  



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