Golden Heart Award

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Congratulations to John Beckett from Blaby District Council who was recently awarded with one of our Golden Heart Awards for being a committed and outstanding Team Challenge host.  John manages A Place to Grow, a free to use community garden in Enderby. The garden encourages people to learn new skills such as vegetable and fruit growing and crops grown include beans, potatoes, onions, garlic, beetroot, sweetcorn and soft fruits. The site is aimed at supporting anyone with mental and physical health related problems in the local area and it is an important site for people who use it on a...

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Lee Sullivan – Walkers Deli & Sausage Co. (Samworth Brothers Ltd)

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Lee Sullivan – Walkers Deli & Sausage Co. (Samworth Brothers Ltd)

Born in Peckham, London, Lee Sullivan was educated at Cambridge University and has since dedicated his career to the meat industry, working with respected brands Tulip, Greencore and Grampian before joining the Samworth Brothers group in 2013.  He is now Managing Director of Walkers Deli, sole supplier to the Tesco Finest range of cooked meats and the largest manufacturer of pate in the UK. Walkers Deli employs 550 staff at its Leicester, Cobden Street site. Married to Janet, with two daughters studying at university, Lee is a committed fan of West Ham Football Club.  Together with his...

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Cambridge & Counties Bank – Company Profile

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

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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