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The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity – Office Move

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity – Office Move

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity will be moving office on Friday 8 April, and will be open in its new premises on Monday 11 April.

Its new office will be base at the following address:

Unit 5, Friars Mill, Bath Lane, Leicester, LE3 5BE

Our phone number will remain 0116 2046 620 and our office hours will also still be 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Thursday.

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Sir Thomas White Loan Charity Appoints New Chairman

Sir Thomas White Loan Charity Appoints New Chairman

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity is delighted to announce the appointment of David Howard as Chairman of the Trust.

He replaces outgoing Chairman Hugh Stevenson, who will remain as a trustee with the Charity; which supports young entrepreneurs and postgraduate students in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Competition is Key to Success for Oakham-Based Business Borrower

Competition is Key to Success for Oakham-Based Business Borrower

Billions of pounds are spent each year across the hair and beauty industry in the UK, meaning there’s a lot of competition amongst salon owners. But William Wheelwright, who set up his own hairdressers in Oakham with help from the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity, doesn’t see this as a bad thing – just an opportunity to try different things to set his business apart from the rest.

He has developed a variety of innovative offers to help attract new custom, including the opportunity for men to pay an upfront annual cost for their haircuts, and says that getting people through the door is one of the most daunting parts of starting a business.

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Saturday 5th December is Small Business Saturday – we hope any of our borrowers involved in the day have a great time, and would encourage potential loan candidates to apply to receive funding from us.

Small businesses are the backbone of the UK economy – which is why we’re proud to be able to support so many entrepreneurs and start-ups in a range of industries.

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Students Learn About STWLC at DMU Conference

Students Learn About STWLC at DMU Conference

Around 800 career-driven students attended De Montfort University’s PAVE (Plan Ahead, Value Employability) conference on Tuesday 10th November, and Sir Thomas White Loan Charity trustee David Howard was on hand to promote its business and education loans.

Between 11:00am and 3:00pm, the Charity had a stand in the main conference hall of the University’s new event space The Venue.

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Leicester Business Festival Events Supported by STWLC

Leicester Business Festival Events Supported by STWLC

The 2015 Leicester Business Festival (LBF) commenced on Monday 26th October and will run until Friday 6th November, and the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity is supporting two of the many events taking place.

Both of these are free to attend, and will provide a range of business owners and budding entrepreneurs the chance to develop their knowledge.

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Business Loanee Nominated For Two Women in Business Awards

Business Loanee Nominated For Two Women in Business Awards

Business loanee Laura Cook, MD of the Learning Support Centre, has been nominated for two awards at the Leicester Mercury Women in Business Awards 2015.

Laura’s business won the Services Award at the Leicester Mercury Business Awards earlier this year and is now in the running for Business Woman of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year.

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Charity Features in Mail on Sunday

Charity Features in Mail on Sunday

The Sir Thomas White Loan Charity featured in a recent article, published in the Financial Mail on Sunday.

The feature article, authored by Sally Hamilton and published in the Mail on Sunday on Sunday 10th May, looks at the organisations that are providing financial assistance to budding entrepreneurs across the country, highlighting the work being carried out in Leicestershire and Rutland by the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity.

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