Double celebrations!

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

Double celebrations!

Dr You Van Lam Cheun U from DNVGL was bowled over when a surprise visit from Joanne Hudson led to a Golden Heart award. You Van was rewarded for dedicating the last 5 years to not only volunteering himself as a Number Partner volunteer but also being a key player when spreading the word about the benefits of corporate social responsibility with the business. You Van also leads a team of excellent volunteers in Loughborough and is the nominated mentor for all new recruits to the project. Hayley Wessier, who is the UK CSR Coordinator commented “I’m delighted for You Van as he deserves this...

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Successful Placement for Flying Fish

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Successful Placement for Flying Fish

Waad was initially referred to the Flying Fish project in January.  Since Waad started with Flying Fish he has shown promise. On his first work placement in Shoezone, Loughborough earlier this year he was highly praised on his hard work and focus by colleagues and customers alike. Recently Waad started on his second placement of the year at Subway, Loughborough, another placement provider of ours. After just a few days at his placement Waad was offered a job as a Sandwich Artist, all down to his dedication and commitment, huge congratulations to Waad! Beck, The manager of the Loughborough...

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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. He had found difficulty in looking for work within the administration field which he is highly passionate about. When he came to us we introduced him to Janine Borderick who is a HR Manager at Alltruck Plc based in their Croft Site. Janine was ecstatic to be able to help Chris aim high and show through his demonstration of skills that he is a highly employable candidate, should anyone be willing to offer him some work. Janine decided to place Chris at both the Croft and Loughborough sites where he completed several administration...

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Member Profile: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Member Profile: Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. We employ 450 people in Loughborough and the site is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Community Action Council’s initiative which is designed to create opportunities to make connections in our communities by encouraging employee volunteering. The...

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Local Companies Join Forces

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Local Companies Join Forces

Local companies Thermo Fisher and Access Group joined forces on the 7th August to help transform part of Queens Park in Loughborough. Wielding pickaxes the team made their way through dry stony soil to create a wheelchair friendly pathway  and an alpine rockery in a previously overgrown raised bed in the park. This was a return trip for Thermo Fisher who had  previously sent an initial team to cut back overgrowth. The teams hope to return to the park again in the autumn for a final planting phase which will complete the project for the enjoyment of the...

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