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Galgorm Collection goes for gold in new strategic partnership with NOW Group

Jul 27, 2021

From left to right: Laura Millar, Group HR Manager at Galgorm Collection, Tiarnán O'Neill, Group Finance Director at Galgorm Collection, Richard Magowan, Group Staff Engagement Officer Galgorm Collec...

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permanent tsb Branch Network joins the JAM Card family

Jul 20, 2021

NOW Group extends a warm welcome to permanent tsb as the latest banking brand to become JAM-Card friendly. Effective immediately, JAM Card users will now be able to show their card or app in any perm...

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The Resurgam Trust is bringing JAM Card to the community in Lisburn!

Jun 29, 2021

We are delighted to announce The Resurgam Trust are now JAM Card Friendly. Several of the Social Economy Businesses and projects recently completed the necessary training with their staff to allow the...

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SPAR and EUROSPAR introduce JAM Card initiative to nationwide retail estate in Ireland

May 26, 2021

SPAR and EUROSPAR, part of BWG Foods, has announced that it will be introducing the JAM-Card initiative across its network of supermarkets and convenience stores in the coming weeks. SPAR and EUROSPAR...

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Brain Injury Matters supports JAM Card throughout Lidl stores in Northern Ireland

May 19, 2021

Pictured L to R: Leeann Kelly, Business Development Manager – Now Group; Angela Connan, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager NI - Lidl Northern Ireland and Gordon Gough, Chairman Brain Injury Ma...

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Always learning, always adapting

Mar 31, 2021

NHSCT works with NOW Group to introduce a new JAM Card – “Please be patient I am autistic” The NHSCT embarked on a journey in late 2019 with NOW Group to become a JAM Card friendly organisation...

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Lidl Ireland Further Demonstrates Commitment to Vulnerable Customers by Being First Irish Retailer To Become JAM Card Friendly

Mar 30, 2021

Ahead of World Autism Day on 2nd April, Lidl Ireland, together with the NOW Group, has announced it will be the first Irish retailer to become Just A Minute (JAM) Card friendly across their network of...

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Power NI is JAM Card Friendly

Feb 16, 2021

Power NI is the first Northern Ireland electricity supply company delighted to announce that the business is JAM Card friendly.  Almost 100 members of staff from across their three sites in Antri...

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Draperstown Celtic ensure that local people will not be caught in a JAM

Dec 9, 2020

Regional Club of The Year and People and Clubs-accredited Draperstown Celtic have shown their social responsibility and commitment to inclusivity by becoming a JAM Card-friendly club. With no football...

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Northern Trust working towards becoming the first JAM Card Friendly Trust

Dec 3, 2020

The Northern Health & Social Care Trust has become the first Trust in Northern Ireland to commit to becoming JAM Card friendly in introducing the JAM Card to support autistic people and those with...

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NOW Group Reaches 60,000 JAM Card Users

Dec 3, 2020

JAM Cards on full display. From left to right: NOW Group ambassadors Grainne Cregan and Andrew Herd, and NOW CEO Maeve MonaghanTo mark International Day of People with Disability, we felt it was an ap...

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Ulster Bank across Ireland is the latest bank to join the JAM Card Family

Oct 14, 2020

Ulster Bank announced on 4 September to be the latest financial institution to train its staff to identify and support customers carrying JAM cards. The 'Just A Minute' (JAM) Card allows people w...

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Bank of Ireland is part of the JAM Card Family

Oct 14, 2020

In July 2020, Bank of Ireland joined the JAM Card friendly.  Membership recognises that a business has completed training with NOW Group to make customer sites more inclusive to people with ...

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South Dublin County Council celebrates being the first JAM Card Friendly local authority in Ireland

Oct 14, 2020

The Mayor of South Dublin County, Councillor Ed O’Brien, announced on 13 October 2020, that South Dublin County Council has made a commitment to become the first JAM Card friendly local authority in...

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George Best Belfast City Airport is taking off with JAM Card!

Mar 4, 2020

Belfast City Airport has been a JAM Card Friendly organisation for over a year now, and is seeing brilliant benefits from the training NOW Group is providing!In a great outcome for accessibility and i...

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JP Corry, a longtime partner with NOW Group

Mar 2, 2020

JP Corry is a key strategic partner for NOW Group and their commitment to inclusion is very obvious – from their support of JAM Card through to the employment opportunities they offer to our partici...

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AIB becomes JAM Card friendly in a latest support of vulnerable customers

Mar 2, 2020

AIB has announced its commitment to becoming ‘JAM Card Friendly’ as the bank continues to support vulnerable customers. The initiative is part of a wider programme of work by AIB to support custo...

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A Testimonial from Translink's JAM Card Journey!

Feb 12, 2020

JAM Card continues to be adopted by more and more organisations, from small local businesses to large multinationals, and from government bodies to universities.  We are delighted that more organ...

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Corrata Joins the JAM Card Family!

Feb 12, 2020

Corrata, a Dublin based, cyber security business, is delighted to demonstrate its commitment to their customers and employees by taking part in JAM Card training. This ensures that their staff are equ...

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Armagh Planetarium is shooting for the stars with JAM Card

Jan 27, 2020

The Armagh Planetarium has joined the ever growing JAM Card Family! Science and astronomy are crucial fields, both NOW and Armagh Planetarium believe everyone should be able to experience the wonders ...

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FREE NOW taxis become ‘JAM Card’ friendly to help passengers with learning and communication difficulties

Jan 27, 2020

In the first phase, 2,000 drivers will be offered free customised training in partnership with innovative social enterprise Monday, 27 January, 2020: FREE NOW taxis are to become JAM Card (‘Just a ...

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ProParamedics: Taking the Time to Care

Dec 19, 2019

Proparamedics is proudly doing their part to make sure everyone can have ‘Just a Minute’. The important services they offer, medical cover for events and ambulance transfers, are made even better ...

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Boojum: Doing Their Part!

Dec 16, 2019

Boojum has gone above and beyond to ensure inclusion is at the heart of how they do business. Boojum is a JAM Card Friendly business and is a long time friend and partner of NOW Group. Boojum has supp...

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Phoenix Natural Gas and JAM Card

Dec 16, 2019

Phoenix Natural Gas, Northern Ireland’s largest gas distribution business, became JAM Card Friendly in Spring 2019.Jonathan Martindale, Director of Sales & Marketing at Phoenix Natural Gas, said...

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Ballymena Credit Union Welcomes JAM Card Users!

Dec 11, 2019

‘Ballymena Credit Union is delighted to support the JAM Card initiative. Our mission statement is to promote the financial well-being of all our members. JAM Card users will always be made welcome...

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Firmus Energy supports JAM Card

Dec 11, 2019

Firmus Energy is a proud JAM Card Friendly organisation, and has made supporting the experience of customers who may need Just a Minute a priority. We here at NOW Group are proud to have Firmus Energy...

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT ON THE WAY TO BECOMING ‘JAM CARD-FRIENDLY’

Dec 11, 2019

The National Transport Authority has announced today the introduction of the JAM Card on all public transportation platforms. The JAM Card is a social innovation from NOW Group, an organisation based ...

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NOW Group teams up with Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke

Dec 11, 2019

NOW Group have teamed up with Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke  to create a JAM Card for people with chest, heart and stroke conditions, supported by Barclays.    Many peo...

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NIE Networks commits to its customers through JAM Card accreditation

Dec 11, 2019

Having recently achieved JAM Card (Just A Minute) accreditation, NIE Networks has taken its commitment to vulnerable customers one step further by becoming the first utilities provider in Northern Ire...

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Strabane aiming to be first town in UK and Ireland to become JAM Card Friendly

Dec 11, 2019

The Strabane BID have launched a campaign to support people with a learning difficulty, autism or communication barrier by becoming the first town in the UK and Ireland to become a JAM Card Friendly d...

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Texthelp and the NOW Group - working together to promote inclusion in Northern Ireland

Sep 2, 2019

Proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, Antrim based software company, Texthelp, is delighted to be supporting the community and promoting inclusion even further in Northern Ireland alongside the...

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firmus energy become a JAM Card Friendly Organisation

Apr 1, 2019

firmus energy has demonstrated its commitment to customers by taking part in training that will ensure their staff are equipped to provide excellent customer service to people with learning difficulti...

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JAM Card wins national 'Tech for Good' award

Nov 29, 2018

The JAM Card won the Tech for Good Award at the UK Social Enterprise Awards, held last night at the Guildhall in the City of London.  The national awards organised by Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) ...

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JAM Card training celebrates 1 year anniversary

Nov 14, 2018

This week marks one year since the JAM Card launched it's training for businesses to become JAM Card Friendly! In that time over 8000 people have taken part in the training.The JAM Card is a card and ...

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Organisations become JAM Card Friendly!

Jan 16, 2018

Our JAM Card users say that the card and app gives them confidence in customer service situations, but many have commented that they would like to know businesses know what the JAM Card is before they...

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Translink on board with the JAM Card

Jun 9, 2017

Northern Ireland's public transport provider Translink have announced their support of the JAM Card project and their plans to roll it out across the whole network. Ulsterbus, NI Railway and Metro sta...

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Tell us what you think!

Feb 10, 2017

We've had a great reaction to the launch of the JAM Card app. Hundreds of people have downloaded it and are using it everyday to help them when they are out and about.We hope that you are finding the ...

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Work starts on JAM Card app v2

Nov 6, 2016

We are currently working on a brand new version of the JAM Card app that will have additional features. Version 2 should be available in March 2017 - watch this space! ...

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NOW Group receive £50,000 from Nominet Trust to develop JAM Card app

Nov 6, 2016

Nominet Trust has announced they are awarding £50,000 funding to NOW Group to help develop the JAM Card app. The money will b...

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