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Mincoffs staff take part in school initiative

10/12/2015

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‘Building My Skills’ is an initiative to help students gain valuable skills and prepare them for the world of work, a partnership between Esh Group and businesses across the North East region helping over three thousand students from twenty five schools.

Staff from Mincoffs Solicitors participated in the ‘Building My Skills’ programme, which has received national recognition for its success, bringing real-life, interactive, quality careers information and advice, centred on workplace conduct, equality and diversity to local schools and colleges. Mincoffs staff delivered presentations to year 10 students at three regional school: The King Edward IV School, George Stephenson High School and Burnside and Enterprise College.

Jonathan Smith (Corporate and Commercial Solicitor), Robyn Shepherd (Employment and Dispute Resolution Solicitor), together with Emily Cannell (Family Solicitor) and Claire Fenwick (Marketing and Business Development Manager) presented in the schools. Claire comments: “Building My Skills is a great programme that brings local schools and businesses together. We have thoroughly enjoyed being apart of the programme. It has been fantastic to help local school and college students through a well structured, award winning CSR programme.”

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