Beacons Creative Wales
For 8 yrs, award winning social enterprise, Beacons Creative Wales have designed and produced wax products, hand made by people with learning difficulties and mental health issues.
Historically the company has manufactured a range of uniquely chipped candles in 3 styles, 6 colours each with their own fragrance; they are beautifully wrapped, decorated and packaged in boxes, depicting the Brecon Beacons with their bilingual story displayed on each side.
This process creates meaningful work, broken down into sensory tasks for individuals of differing abilities, creating valued work, for every member of their diverse team.
'Investing in people' is the core value of this organisation and company's unique approach to business is proving that through the social firms model local authorities can build successful businesses that meet both their commercial and social aspirations.