National Merchant Buying Society Ltd

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

National Merchant Buying Society Ltd

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…)

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

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

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

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…)

Succesful Placement at Alltruck – Wire Project

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

Succesful Placement at Alltruck – Wire Project

Chris Dzikiti was referred to the Wire Project in March 2016. (more…)

Member Profile: Ford & Slater

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ford & Slater Logo April 2016

 

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…)

Number Partners Celebrates 10 Years

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Number Partners Celebrates 10 Years

The Number Partners Project was created so that business could help Leicestershire primary school pupils with their maths. (more…)

Caroline Harris wins our new champions Award

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Caroline CroppedCaroline 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…)

Farewell to Katharine

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

Katharine (3)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…)

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! – Solving Skills Gaps with Postive Relationships

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! – Solving Skills Gaps with Postive Relationships

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…)

Leonard Cheshire’s Claire has a Golden Heart

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Leonard Cheshire’s Claire has a Golden Heart

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…)

ProHelp Member with a Golden Heart

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

ProHelp Member with a Golden Heart

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…)