Richard Mintz Bursary Fund will give grants for vocational training

26th November 2020

We continue to mourn the loss of our dear friend and trustee Richard Mintz Z’’L, who passed away in March. Richard was a tireless worker for numerous charities, and his charitable generosity was an example to us all. The work of Work Avenue in particular resonated loudly with him.   For that reason, we are delighted to...

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Defining Your Second Career 2020

18th November 2020

More than 150 people attended our Defining Your Second Career event – where keynote speaker David Kaplan described how his own career change was brought about by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. The attendance at the second such event more than doubled that of last year, showing just how many people are looking to new vocations as...

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Michael – Seeking a new role due to COVID-19

13th November 2020

Covid and the subsequent lockdown recently ended my most recent role in Madrid working as a consultant for Europe’s largest Department store group, El Corte Ingles. Back in London amid a shaky economy and armed with over 40 years of experience as a senior retail manager, I found myself at a real career crossroads. As...

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