Hamam is grasping his UK opportunities with both hands

Like other teenage boys in Syria, Hamam Mahrat knew the day would come when he would be called upon to join the national army. He knew this meant he would become part of the civil war which had raged in his country since 2011, and he knew it would involve taking innocent lives. And so the determined young man, then just 17, did the one thing he could to escape this unbearable fate – he left the only country he had ever known.

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Annette has a bright future ahead thanks to BBO funding

She turned to the Enterprising People programme, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund, for support. Thanks to this funding, Northampton’s Building Business Consultancy Ltd, a partner in the project, was able to offer Annette free advice on setting up her own cleaning business.

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Tenders Announced for Evaluation of Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Projects

The Consultancy Home Counties (TCHC) invites tenders for the provision of the evaluation of three Building Better Opportunities (BBO) projects from applicants that can deliver an end-to-end service and have existing infrastructure to deliver in the specified Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas.

TCHC wishes to appoint an independent evaluation partner(s) with a real commitment to work with us to test, monitor and evaluate our approach to the project and the results/outcomes it will deliver. 

The projects are Community Connections North, Opportunity Suffolk and Enterprising People. For information on the projects, please click here.

If you are interested in the opportunity the tender information can be found on our Current Opportunities page.

Deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 26th February 2018

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