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Month: June 2022

Collaboration and Connection in Cambridgeshire

28th June 2022

Anna Tuck, our Catalyst in East Cambridgeshire, has been busy sharing her knowledge at a DWP Job Centre Fair in Cambridge. Anna met lots of people interested in becoming self-employed and setting up their own micro-enterprise. She also shared a great example of collaboration between enterprises in the area – Liveblast CIC and Rock Solid … Read more

Community Catalysts featured on Proud To Care

28th June 2022

Community Catalysts is now featured on the Proud To Care Oxfordshire website which offers information and job listings for people considering a career in social care in Oxfordshire. We are featured on the self employment guidance page. Find out more about our Catalyst support in Oxfordshire Read more

Enterprise nominated for the BBC Oxford – Make A Difference Award – Carers Category

28th June 2022

Oxfordshire micro-enterprise In Friendship have been shortlisted for a BBC Oxford – Make A Difference Award in the Carers category. Now down to the final four, the winner will be announced in September 2022. Taqwa Galpin, who owns In Friendship recalls finding out about her nomination: “I answered a call from Radio Oxford on a … Read more

Game Changer – New gaming group opens in Taunton and Bridgwater in Somerset

28th June 2022

Local Learning Disability Technology Specialist Alex Roland from Your IT Now wants to change & make a difference through his passion for video gaming. Shocked after reading that over a third (36%) of disabled people report they are still spending too much time alone – the same level as during the peak of lockdown in … Read more

Finding a home in Evesham

22nd June 2022

Launa our Community Catalyst in Worcestershire is very keen to work with local communities somewhere local to them and is looking for community locations to hold drop-ins and meetings with our budding entrepreneurs. We are proud to announce that the first of these community settings has come on board, which is Wallace House in the … Read more

Amazing opportunity for enterprises to create a ‘buzz’ online

14th June 2022

We’re pleased to announce that Community Catalysts has teamed up with the fabulous Ruby Star Associates to offer a brand new learning programme to help small enterprises, groups and organisations who offer care or support (we call these community enterprises) to start or extend their online activities and create a ‘buzz’ online. During the Covid … Read more