Our social enterprises

100% of our profits go to charity, and that’s that. We’re a community interest company (CIC). In a nutshell, this means that not only do we help people’s lives with our day to day work, but all the profit we make from that hard work goes straight to charity, no complications, we just want to help.

Being a social enterprise is a dynamic and inspiring way of doing business. Learning Links set up two social enterprises: Edu-Care Recycling UK and Optimum Training.

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Edu-Care Recycling UK helps businesses reduce their carbon footprint and gives jobseekers valuable training, skills and work experience. It is a win-win situation. All profits are reinvesting in to Learning Links, to help vulnerable people who may be isolated, excluded, afraid or living in poverty.

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Optimum Training creates training solutions specific to you or your company. All of our accredited and non-accredited courses can be tailor made to fit you.

Our courses are delivered by an experienced team of qualified tutors who inspire and motivate.  We have bright and spacious training facilities in Porchester (near Portsmouth) and Newport (Isle of Wight) or we can come to a location to suit you.

All profits are reinvested in to Optimum Training, to help vulnerable people who may be isolated, excluded, afraid or living in poverty.

Optimum Training

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We empower people to reach their potential.

Through learning and personal development, by helping them get back to work, by building stronger families and by creating employment.
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Inspirational stories

Huge Congratulations To This Husband and Wife Team – Ageing Better Contract

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

This is a first for the Ageing Better Contract and for Solent. Our Husband and Wife team, Andy and Michelle, both completed a Networking Workshop through Ageing Better to help with their jobsearching. They then [...]

Adapting To The Needs Of Our Customers When They Need It Most

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

We have recently supported one of our customers by helping with her house move. The customer (who will stay anonymous) had arranged an appointment with us for the morning but on the day of the [...]

Thank You For The Donated Flowers – What Does The Hub Do?

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

A BIG thank you to B&Q who have kindly donated a beautiful range of plants for our Learning Hub in Portsmouth. Our customers and volunteers have been busy gardening and making our small outside space [...]

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