Cambridge & Counties Bank – Company Profile

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Cambridge & Counties Bank – Company Profile

Cambridge & Counties specialises in providing lending and savings products for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). We are dedicated to helping businesses develop, consistently providing quality services and support. Established in June 2012, the Bank has a unique ownership structure being owned jointly by Trinity Hall, a college of the University of Cambridge, and Cambridgeshire Local Government Pension Fund. Our commitment is to ensure the growth of all the businesses we work with through our thorough interest in our clients and customers. We strive to offer bespoke, tailored products...

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Employ Me! Tour at Lexus

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Employ Me! Tour at Lexus

On Tuesday 21st September, 6 students from Crown Hills Community College were invited on an Employ Me! Tour of Lexus in Leicester. The tour was led by Richard Rhodes, Head of Business, and began in the company’s board room with an introduction to job roles within the organisation. Career pathways for Receptionists, Service Technicians, Sales Executives and Administration staff were presented to the students with an explanation of how each role contributes to a good customer experience overall. The students were then shown around the offices, service and valeting areas of Lexus before moving...

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Golden Heart Award

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

James Poynton from Blaby District Council was surprised last week when he was awarded with one of our Golden Heart Awards. James has been an amazing Team Challenge host for two of our member companies recently at Fosse Meadows Nature Reserve and has gone above and beyond to make sure the events were a complete success. James’ enthusiasm and commitment for the work he does has resulted in employee volunteers from Alltruck plc and Blueberry Foods commenting on his passion for woodland management. Both teams found James to be inspiring and really enjoyed their time volunteering at the...

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New Number Partner Games from Aggregate Industries

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

New Number Partner Games from Aggregate Industries

Joanne Hudson was delighted to deliver some new and exciting games to volunteers from Aggregate Industries this week! Volunteers from the Croft Quarry site support children at Croft Primary School each week for the Number Partners Project. The new games will continue to support the children’s development, learning and enjoyment of maths with the encouragement and support provided by Natalie Lodge (pictured) and Richard Allen. Natalie commented “I’ve really enjoyed my first year as a Number Partner. It was so rewarding to watch the children develop and gain confidence. I...

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Interview Technique Impact 2015/16

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Interview Technique Impact 2015/16

  It has been yet another fantastic year for our Interview Technique project supporting 6444 students at 41 events in 37 schools / colleges across the city and county. The Leicestershire Cares Education Team are delighted to provide you with our End of Year Impact Report. We would like to thank everyone involved in this project over the last year for their for their invaluable support that has enabled pupils to grow in skill, confidence and aspirations. Please read the full impact report for 2015/16 here… We are recruiting for our next academic year now. Please see the list of dates...

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