Does your organisation want to hire an Apprentice?

What is an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. An apprentice will need to: Work alongside experienced staff Gain job-specific skills Earn a wage and get holiday pay Study towards a related qualification Apprenticeships take between 1-4 years to complete depending on their level and...

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International Women’s Day 2019 in Lewisham

A series of exciting events were held at Lewisham Town Hall to celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8. The 2019 campaign theme was #BalanceforBetter, raising awareness on gender equality.    International Women’s Day is an annual event that celebrates women’s achievements – social, economic and political. It...

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Tell Engaging Stories: Griot Communications

The power of authentic storytelling was the theme of our second employee volunteering workshop on 12th February. Joanne Roberts from Griot Communications facilitated an interactive session, Tell Engaging Stories, with charities on how they can harness the power of their authentic stories to gain support for their causes. What...

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Filigree Communications volunteering for Wild Cat Wilderness, Catford

Businesses in Lewisham are increasingly looking for ways to ‘give back’ to their local community. Last December, the Filigree Communications team ventured into the Wildcat Wilderness, a community green space in Catford. More than half the team live locally and walk to work, so were all keen to give...

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Mayor’s Awards For Volunteering 2018

Lewisham’s volunteers celebrated at Mayor’s Awards ceremony Representatives from Lewisham’s voluntary and community sector and Lewisham Council came together on 30 November for the annual Mayor’s Award for volunteering ceremony. The Mayor’s Awards recognise the valuable work of individuals, community projects and businesses who contribute to or support others to volunteer their spare time and...

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#GivingTuesday – Lewisham Community Conversation

Lewisham charities and businesses come together on Giving Tuesday, 27th November The Mayor of Lewisham, Damien Egan, has praised an innovative scheme to match local charities with businesses to tackle social issues. Lewisham Community Conversation, organised by Lewisham Local, invited local businesses to connect with local charities and learn...

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