With unemployment set to soar, there is help at hand for the community

4th December 2020

Last week’s statement by Chancellor Rishi Sunak contained some startling figures. Unemployment is expected to reach 7.5% next spring, with 2.6 million people out of work – which will include many members of our Jewish community. If you’re one of those currently unemployed – a number that currently stands at 1.62 million – or are fearing job...

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From Banking to Babies – Business client Mish

30th November 2020

Even as a teenager, student and young adult, I loved taking care of babies and working with children. I did lots of babysitting in my neighbourhood, and took a gap year in the US, on an “exchange type programme” working with babies. It is a source of great joy to me that I am still...

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Rivka – business owner, Puppy Post

6th November 2020

When Rivka Abecasis wanted to set up her online business Puppy Post, a curated online market for independent brands to sell their bespoke products, she turned to Work Avenue. The initial idea was germinated when Rivka became a dog owner overnight, getting four-week-old abandoned puppy JoeJoe, and suddenly found herself needing advice and supplies. Rivka said: “I...

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