Kieran Breen

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Kieran Breen

Kieran grew up in Hampshire and obtained an honours degree in Politics & International Relations from Reading University in the early 1980s. He then worked for Save the Children Fund for 13 years initially as a Project Youth Worker and then Leader and latterly as Assistant Program Director (UK & E.Europe). During that time he obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Youth & Community Work and completed a Postgraduate Research into Empowerment course through Surrey University. During this period Kieran also obtained professional qualifications in Counselling and training for...

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Terex Pegson Ltd

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Terex Pegson Ltd

We are thrilled to formally welcome Terex Pegson Ltd as one of our latest members.  Terex Corporation is a lifting and material handling solutions company reporting in five business segments: Aerial Work Platforms, Construction, Cranes, Material Handling & Port Solutions and Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment serving customers in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining industries. Terex also offers financial products and services to assist in...

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Farewell to Katharine

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

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. She was a huge asset to the charity and will be missed by all. The whole team wishes Katharine the very best in her new role and looks forward to seeing her again when she joins...

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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. Leicestershire Cares introduced member company Nylacast to Beaumont Leys School in 2013, through their numerous Employability Projects which have concentrated on the CBI’s employability definitions. The school provides a fantastic vetting service and supports students through their first apprenticeship interviews as part of Leicestershire Cares’...

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Nigel Mills – Sytner

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Nigel Mills – Sytner

Nigel Mills BSc MRICS Nigel joined the Leicestershire Cares Board in 2014 and since 1999 has been Property Director of the Sytner Group.  The Leicester based prestige car retailer operates from 100 sites in the UK and has over 7000 employees. Sytner became Cares members in 2012 as part of their aim to ‘Give Something Back’ to the local communities in which they operate. Nigel is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and previously worked as a Partner in a Nottingham based firm of Property Consultants.  He lives in Leicestershire with his wife and two children and is a season ticket holder at...

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