Checkprint check out their new Number Partner games!

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

New Hinckley based member company Checkprint, were delighted to receive a very special delivery on Monday 8th May. The volunteers from all departments within the business, were excited to get their hands on a new set of Number Partner games which have been generously funded by the Parent, Teacher & Friends Association at Battling Brook School. Checkprint have engaged 8 of their staff team to deliver a weekly session with pupils from Year 3 & 4 at Battling Brook, with the emphasis on making maths magic and putting smiles into sums! Staff from Checkprint have recently been involved in...

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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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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. NMBS launched their activity with Leicestershire Cares following their Managing Director, Chris Hayward’s involvement as one of our ‘Speedy Speakers’ at Fullhurst Community College in February where he delivered an inspirational message on successful...

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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.’ HRBS have been members of Leicestershire Cares since February 2012 and have been incredibly active during that time. They have provided volunteers in schools to support with literacy, numeracy and interview skills as part of our Go for Reading, Number Partners and Interview Technique projects and got involved with gusto with our community projects, Collect...

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Interview Technique – Keyham Lodge

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

Interview Technique – Keyham Lodge

With our continued aim to ensure that every young person in Leicestershire has access to a one-to-one mock interview, we conducted the second of our smaller Interview Technique events at Keyham Lodge School on 19th January. Four volunteers interviewed nine fabulous students who did a wonderful job impressing the volunteers with their attitude and enthusiasm. This was after a long morning assisting in mock interviews for another whole year group at another school nearby! A huge thank you to our four volunteers: Louise, Andy, Robert and Mark. “’Students were extremely nervous about this...

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