TuffCycle Loves: REACH Homes

TuffCycle Loves: REACH Homes

REACH Homes are a non-profit social enterprise based in Sheffield that converts shipping containers into affordable housing solutions. Since opening their prototype home on Richards Road, Heeley City Farm in January, REACH Homes have gained substantial interest from the public. After presenting to the UK Steel Enterprise judges last month, they have received a further £10,000 investment and have an ever-growing waiting-list of potential buyers.

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Crisis report one in ten of us have been homeless.

Crisis report one in ten of us have been homeless.

Of this one in ten, a fifth say they have been homeless in the last five years. Yet, despite this, the issue of homelessness is still so often ignored and pushed to the corners of public consciousness.

Our project focuses on three things: work experience, employability skills and creating opportunities…

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TuffCycle and The Wosskow Brown Foundation

TuffCycle and The Wosskow Brown Foundation

Having received vital support from various businesses and individuals during their conception in 1989, Wosskow Brown is an organisation that intimately understands the need for organisations to receive support in order to realise their potential.

In having reached their 25th anniversary as successful Wosskow Brown Solicitors, the organisations’ partners decided to exemplify and expand their commitment to supporting local communities and individuals by proudly launching the Wosskow Brown Foundation.

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How Volunteering Can Boost Your Job Prospects

How Volunteering Can Boost Your Job Prospects

In an increasingly crowded jobs market, having something that makes you stand out can be the difference between landing your dream position or heading back to the drawing board.

It could be a first-class degree from a top university or fluency in another language, but more and more people are turning to volunteering as a way to set themselves apart from the pack.

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How Social Enterprises are Transforming the World of Big Business

How Social Enterprises are Transforming the World of Big Business

On the face of things, there is no wider gulf than that between the profit-driven motives of big business and the more sustainable values held by social enterprises.

But from the compassionate capitalism of firms such as The Body Shop to the efforts of software giant Salesforce to ensure pay equality, it's clear the two business models have more in common than might at first be realised.

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Tackling Homelessness Through Creativity

Tackling Homelessness Through Creativity

TuffCycle is a Social Enterprise (CIC) which aims to help break the cycle of homelessness by empowering individuals to improve their confidence, skills and wellbeing. We engage homeless individuals in a joinery and personal development programme, which supports them in taking the first steps towards making sustainable, positive changes in their lives.

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