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The Work-wise Foundation Scoops Top Business Award

The Work-wise Foundation is celebrating after winning the prestigious Special Recognition Award at the 18th annual Sheffield Business Awards. Two of the organisation’s three founders, John Barber and Janice Richardson, were presented with the accolade during a glittering ceremony held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, in December, which was attended by more than 900 people from businesses throughout...

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Chris Hudson, Chair of Trustees, Awarded MBE In New Year Honours

Many congratulations to our Chair of Trustees, Chris Hudson of Chimo Holdings who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours for services to Exports and Investment in Sheffield. He received the award at Buckingham Palace, accompanied by his three daughters, from HRH The Prince of Wales. The company employs 14 people and manufactures cutlery, gallery trays, silver and giftware. The company...

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The Work-wise Foundation featured in The Guardian

The Guardian highlights the impact of The Work-wise Foundation’s partnership with Hatfield Academy in engaging local SME’s to help inspire primary children about careers in STEM related occupations, as a national report from Teach First urges all SME’s to give  one day a year to work in schools to help children and young people understand and prepare for work. Read the full article...

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Summer Camp Students Celebrate Graduation at Cutlers’ Hall

Last week saw an evening of celebration to recognise the achievements of the 26, 2016 work-wise Summer Camp graduates at The Cutlers’ Hall. The work-wise Summer Camp graduates were joined by family members, teachers, business representatives, Trustees of work-wise and Leadership Forum members. The Summer Camp programme is for 14 to 18 year olds to provide a real taste and experience of...

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Alcoa’s Donation to mark Firth Rixson deal

Alcoa has completed a £1.7bn takeover of Sheffield aerospace components company Firth Rixson – and to celebrate handed more than £40,000 to good causes including work-wise. The US metals giant announced in June it was buying the historic Sheffield company from a US private equity house. It has now taken on Firth Rixson’s 2,400 employees across 12 factories worldwide, including four in Sheffield....

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