Our Latest Team Challenges

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Our sincere thanks to all the wonderful employee volunteers who have taken part in Team Challenges and Festive Challenges over the past 12 months. Here’s a snapshot of what they have been up to in the local community and if this inspires YOU, then please get in touch with Sarah, Leona or Raheema to find out more.   Cambridge & County Bank spent time at Holmfield Day Centre in Beaumont Leys clearing an overgrown area so the new ‘olde worlde shop fronts’ can be installed as part of their new dementia village project. Also brightening up the garden by painting benches and...

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Nelsons solicitors pick up paintbrushes to rejuvenate charity building

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Nelsons solicitors pick up paintbrushes to rejuvenate charity building

Staff from the Leicester office of Nelsons Solicitors spent their Sunday (Feb 22) redecorating the teenage unit at an independent charity in Shepshed which supports adults and children with learning disabilities. Three solicitors – Nichola Faith, Emily Weston and Lewis Addison – donned overalls and picked up paintbrushes to support Glebe House as part of the firm’s partnership with Leicestershire Cares. Nichola, Emily and Lewis brightened up the building’s cookery and break out areas in its teenage unit, creating a more neutral and relaxing environment with a lick of fresh...

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Mud, sweat but no tears as firm digs to a million

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Mud, sweat but no tears as firm digs to a million

When staff from member firm Ford and Slater got their hands very dirty clearing a ditch at the Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre they passed a huge £1 million milestone. More than £1 million worth of time has now been donated by employee volunteers since the first Leicestershire Cares Team Challenges in the year 2000 – more than 460 community groups have been helped by 5,500 workers giving 36,000 hours of their time. Staff from member firm Ford and Slater, armed with spades, forks and loppers, helped to clear the drainage ditch at the Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre in the city. The...

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