Basepoint Tewkesbury held a bake sale to raise funds for Comic Relief on Friday 15th March. As usual our licensees turned out in force to support the event with a number of people providing home baked cakes for us to sell, including chelsea buns and maderia cake.
Basepoint Tewkesbury are delighted to hear of the success of the Alderman Knight School in Tewkesbury as they celebrate being described as 'oustanding' by Ofsted. Inspectors visited the special school in Ashchurch Road on January 29 and 30, when there were 161 pupils on its roll - including 25 in study programmes for children aged between 16 and 19. Those included the effectiveness of leadership, quality of teaching, pupils’ personal development, behaviour and welfare and the programmes in its sixth form.
Before looking at sources of funding take some time to be clear on what you want the money for. Will you use it for staff, equipment, premises or something else? Exactly how much will these things cost? With this information in mind you can start to look at the most appropriate sources of finance for you which might include: Loans Loans are available from government backed loan schemes and high street bank lending, credit unions and sometime friends and family.
Poor mental health among workers is costing businesses billions in lost revenue, and flexible working could form part of the solution. Emily Reynolds explores the UK’s current landscape The burden of mental illness in the workplace is not insignificant. According to the Mental Health Foundation(1), nearly one in seven of us have experience of it: 12.7 per cent of all sick days in the UK can be attributed to mental illness, while it’s estimated that better mental-health support could save UK businesses £8bn every year.
We are delighted to see the ongoing success of The Green Deli cafe situated in one of our workshop units at Basepoint Tewkesbury. Clare and Dean opened their doors in November after completing an amazing fit out of the workshop, creating a warm and welcoming environment for customers to relax.