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Success Story: Raising The Bar With A Unique Idea

Success Story: Raising The Bar With A Unique Idea

Bossa is Leicester’s first Café Bar – a unique all-day venue where you can go for a coffee in the morning, have a light lunch during the day and then enjoy a few beers or cocktails at night.

Inspired by European culture, particularly Italy and Spain where these sorts of establishments aren’t so rare, Gareth Hazard reopened Bossa as a Café Bar 18 months ago with help from The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity.

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Success Story: A Recipe for Work/Life Balance

Success Story: A Recipe for Work/Life Balance

Mrs Bee’s Kitchen provides high-quality catering services across Leicestershire and Northamptonshire, and is one of the many successful businesses that the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity has helped to get up and running.

Mother-of-two Donna Bee is the brains behind the operation and reveals what inspired her to start her own company, how the Charity helped her along the way and how beneficial being her own boss has been for her family.

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Success Story – On Song

Success Story – On Song

Mezzo Soprano vocalist Rozanna Madylus is one of many post-graduate students that have benefited from one of the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity’s education loans, with the Leicestershire-born opera singer able to fulfil her potential through studying at the Royal Academy of Music.

Speaking to the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity about her experience, Rozanna reveals just how pivotal the loan from the Charity was in allowing her to focus on her studies, and acknowledges the part her sister played in informing her about the help available from STWLC.

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Over £100,000 Provided to Borrowers by Charity

Over £100,000 Provided to Borrowers by Charity

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity (STWLC) is delighted to announce that an incredible £111,000 was provided in interest-free business and education loans this month, to 22 people aged over 18 and under 35 from Leicestershire and Rutland.

Working to enhance Leicestershire’s economic climate, the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity provides loans to young people from the county, which are interest-free for a period of nine years, and repayable by equal monthly instalments after three.

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STWLC Announce Record Quarter

STWLC Announce Record Quarter

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity (STWLC) has announced an incredible record-breaking quarter, which saw the Charity provide over £170,000 in interest-free business and education loans to young people within Leicestershire and Rutland.

Following the Charity’s latest round of quarterly interviews with prospective borrowers, held in August, STWLC approved a grand total of £171,656 in loans to people aged between 18 and 35 in the region.

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