We are delighted to formally welcome The National Merchant Buying Society Ltd (NMBS) back into the fold as a member of Leicestershire Cares. NMBS is a centralised buying society for Independent Builders, Timber, Hardware, Plumbing and Heating Merchants. It has over 1000 members in 3000 branches and in excess of £1.4 billion buying power. (more…)
HRBS have contributed so much to Leicestershire Cares’ activities so we are all delighted that they have received the Leicester Mercury Business Award for their ‘Contribution to the Community.’ (more…)
Chris Dzikiti was referred to the Wire Project in March 2016. (more…)
Ford & Slater is one of the largest DAF Trucks dealership groups in the UK, operating from 10 dealerships strategically located across the East Midlands and East Anglia with over 450 employees.
Corporate and Social responsibility plays an important role at Ford & Slater and we are committed to contributing to local and business communities both as a firm and as individuals. (more…)
The Number Partners Project was created so that business could help Leicestershire primary school pupils with their maths. (more…)
Caroline Harris, Human Resources Manager at Europcar, has been presented with our very first Champions Award. Caroline was surprised by Jo Hudson, Number Partners Coordinator and Sarah Green, Community Development Manager at Europcar’s offices last week.
The award has been introduced to celebrate outstanding achievement and dedication to engaging employees in Leicestershire Cares projects. (more…)
It was with a sad heart that Leicestershire Cares said goodbye to Katharine Lightbrown last week as she moved on to pastures new. Katharine was the Community Development Manager, managing the Team Challenge, Collect for Christmas and ProHelp programmes in addition to all PR activity. Katharine had been an employee for twelve years and grew the community development area substantially during that time. (more…)
In 2016 alone a predicted 96,300 new engineers, scientists and technologists are needed to replace the retirements in industry. A trio of Leicestershire Cares partners has come up with a unique formula proven to aid the industry skills gap. (more…)
We are delighted to name Claire McLeod of Leonard Cheshire Disability as the latest winner of our Golden Heart Award.
Claire, the volunteer coordinator at Leonard Cheshire Disability, based at Sileby, has hosted Team Challenges across several years where hundreds of volunteers have donated thousands of hours by painting, decorating, gardening and taking residents on trips out. (more…)
A Golden Heart award has been presented to Paul Hancock of Grant Thornton LLP following several years of exceptional support and commitment to Leicestershire & Rutland ProHelp. During his time with ProHelp, Paul has provided strategic support to many community organisations including CLASH and Quorn Old School. (more…)