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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Support Scheme a vital help for businesses and employees

27th October 2020

By Debbie Sheldon, CEO  This year has been a torrid one for many businesses and employees. Just when it looked like things were getting better, a second wave of coronavirus hit, plunging us into yet more uncertainty. This is no less true for our Jewish community, many of who live and work in London, which has moved...

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A laptop library to help jobseekers

20th October 2020

The National Lottery Coronavirus Community Support Fund has awarded Work Avenue a grant of just over £8,000 to create a laptop library as part of the Work Avenue Digital Skills Programme. As the Jewish community’s leading employment and business support organisation, Work Avenue is responding to a need after noticing some of the jobseekers they help,...

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