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9May 2018

The Black British Business Awards: ‘Take it offline – ca$h in on it’

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  Alvin Owusu- Fordwuo, BSc Economics Student and Elevation Networks SLDP Student Leader Alvin is a first year BSc undergraduate at the University of Essex. Currently, Alvin is the founder of The Advantage Group. A social enterprise that aims to raise the attainment and employability of students from diverse backgrounds. Being an SLDP Student Leader, he … Read more

20Apr 2018

Inclusive Boards: Charity Governance Report Launch at House of Commons

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Inclusive Boards released a Charity Governance Report on Thursday April 19th at the House of Commons.  This report included their diversity figures and findings that showcased the charity sector is still lagging behind private companies with 6.6% of trustees being from an ethnic minority background – this compares to 8.2% on FTSE 100 boards.   The … Read more

6Apr 2018

Nominate your Democracy hero!

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Nominations open for the first-ever National Democracy Week Awards!   We launched the first-ever Democracy Awards in Parliament on Thursday 21 March. The ceremony will take place as part of the brand new National Democracy Week (2-6 July). The awards will recognise the individuals and organisations across the UK that are working hard to engage … Read more

23Mar 2018

J.P. Morgan Insight Afternoon!

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We’re pleased to be working with Stafford Long to bring you an insight day with J.P. Morgan this Spring.   This is an opportunity for students to find out more about internship and graduate opportunities within J.P. Morgan. Join us for an afternoon of sessions including an introduction to J.P. Morgan, an interactive skills workshop … Read more

13Mar 2018

The Commonwealth Roadshow 2018!

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We’ve partnered with the Commonwealth to deliver a series of Commonwealth Roadshow events in partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Youth Programme. We will be putting on not one, but four roadshows across the UK! What a fantastic opportunity this will be for young people.   What is the Commonwealth? The Commonwealth is a voluntary association … Read more

7Mar 2018

3 Things I’m looking forward to for NCS Summer 2018

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Sophie Childs, NCS Assistant Programme Manager (Hertfordshire) June is coming around quicker than we think and I cannot wait for the beginning of this summer’s NCS adventure! I’m Sophie, NCS Assistant Programme Manager for the Hertfordshire region. I joined the team back in May 2017 and have seen 2 programmes delivered with Elevation Networks.   The … Read more

27Feb 2018

A Trip to Brussels with our 2016 SLDP Student leaders

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As the finale to their Student Leadership Development Programme, our 2016 students visited the City of Brussels in Belgium. Being the political capital of Europe, home of the European Union Parliament, EU Commission and many other political and social institutions – they were in for a treat!   The two-day trip celebrated the students’ completion … Read more

22Feb 2018

From Twitter to Graduate Job

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  Omotola Bamidele, BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics Omotola is in her third year of study at the University of Southampton. Currently she is studying abroad at the University of Hong Kong. Having found out about the Financial Conduct Authority through our social media during her first year she took part in the FCA spring week. … Read more

12Feb 2018

Young Progress Makers 2018

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Our Programme Intern, Kwasi attended London Evening Standard’s ‘Young Progress Makers’ event last week. Read on to find out what happened during the event. Thanks for sharing this with us Kwasi!   Last week, I attended an event called Young Progress Makers held by the London Evening Standard and Livity Marketing Agency at Camden Roundhouse. Young Progress Maker is an annual star-studded … Read more

6Feb 2018

100 years later: We celebrate women having the right to vote!

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  Today marks #100years since women were given the right to vote and we want to say a big thank you to all the women who fought to give us this right. The fight for equality continues! #Vote100   Historic Background On the 6th February 1918 the UK Parliament passed the ‘Representation of the People Act’, … Read more

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