Recent community and environment stories
18 Mar 2013
Climate Week 2013
We ran a series of events for Climate Week to help raise awareness of climate change among our employees. Highlights included an environment photography competition, a free film screening of 'Chasing Ice' which addressed the disappearance of glaciers and a talk by Mark Diacono, the former head gardener at River Cottage. The Bike Doctor also serviced bikes for those who cycle to work and staff were encouraged to sign up to green volunteering projects locally and within the firm.
04 Mar 2013
Lawyers in Schools project
We re-ran our three-month Lawyers in Schools project this year alongside our partner school, Central Foundation Boys' School (Central Foundation). Our volunteers delivered sessions on Intellectual Property, Employment and Consumer law to groups of year 10 students at Central Foundation. The project has enjoyed continued success and made way for lots of lively discussions and debate.
01 Mar 2013
'Business Writing' workshop for our charity partners
15 employees from eight of our main charity partners visited our London office today. They were here to attend a 'Business Writing' workshop delivered by our Training team.
The focus of the workshop was tailored to the charitable sector and covered how to use clear and effective writing techniques. This is just one of the ways we are supporting our charity partners.
24 Jan 2013
NIACE and Carers Trust seminar
We were honoured to host The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) and Carers Trust seminar on how policy can support young adult carers, aged 16-25, to access and achieve in education and in training.
HRH The Princess Royal attended the seminar and key strategic partners in Government, the learning and skills sector and carers’ organisations were brought together to examine possible solutions for these young carers.
17 Jan 2013
'Snapshot Shakespeare' fundraising event
Our Employee Philanthropy Committee organised a 'Snapshot Shakespeare' event to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA).
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