Busy, busy…Jericho Foundation scoops apprenticeship awards and puts in an appearance at No. 10

The Jericho Foundation has been typically busy over recent weeks.

Two of its young social enterprise employees scooped awards at the 2017 Star Apprenticeship Awards ceremony, held at the MacDonald Burlington Hotel on the 10th March. 

Billy, one of Jericho’s catering apprentices, won the Hospitality Apprentice Award, while Oliver won the overall Star Apprentice Award. Congratulations to them both. You can read the full story over on the Jericho Foundation blog.

Oliver (2nd from left), overall 2017 Star Apprenticeships Award winner

Billy, 2017 Star Apprenticeships Award winner – catering

In other Jericho news, chief exec Richard Beard was present at the Prime Minister’s ‘Celebrating Civil Society in the Midlands Reception’ on Wednesday 29th March at 10 Downing Street.

Richard Beard, Jericho Foundation CEO at 10 Downing St

Richard said, “We were delighted that the Jericho Foundation was given a special mention by Rob Wilson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Civil Society. We will continue with our mission to provide post-National Referral Mechanism support to the survivors of modern slavery. One thing which would assist these brave people would be the confirmation of conclusive grounds guaranteeing benefits eligibility.”

You can read the full story of this too over on the Jericho blog.

Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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