Mentoring programme launch on 18 March

CELEBRATORY EVENT – TUESDAY 18 MARCH, 6PM – MENTORS AND MENTEES INVITED To launch the mentoring programme, Tree Shepherd are hosting a celebratory event. VENUE: Brixton East 1871 Ltd, 100 Barrington Road, off Coldharbour Lane, Brixton SW9 7NS DATE: Tuesday 18th March 2014, 6pm until late RSVP: Lydia Gardner at lydia@treeshepherd.org.uk / 020 3697 1540

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BIS funding to support mentoring Lambeth food and craft start-ups

Tree Shepherd are delighted to announce that we have won funding from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Sector Mentoring Challenge Fund to support a host of start-up businesses in Lambeth in the food, hospitality and crafts sectors with mentoring support. We have been operating as social entrepreneur in residence for Lambeth Council […]

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BIS Funding to Support Mentoring Lambeth Food and Craft Startups

STOP PRESS! BIS Funding to Support Mentoring in Lambeth Food, Hospitality & Craft Start-up Sector Tree Shepherd are delighted to announce that we have won funding from the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) Sector Mentoring Challenge Fund to support a host of start-up businesses in Lambeth in the food, hospitality and crafts sectors with […]

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Archie Mac London Ltd

Robyn Parker Robyn Parker, 28, first met Tree Shepherd by enquiring about our Friday business surgery. She produces amazing cushions and soft furnishings from her own original fabric designs but wanted some help converting her creative talent into a real business that could support and train other women who have been less fortunate. After meeting with […]

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Emerald and Cerise Floral Design

Paulette Roberts Paulette, 56, has a background in design and has always been creative, even making her own clothes as a child aged 10. Working with flowers had always been an interest and in the 1980s she recalls commissions such as  huge foliage pieces for a wine bar and a floral display for an estate […]

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The Iron Ladies

Clair Ridgewell Clair, aged 36, is separated with four children under 10 and lives in West Norwood. She came to the enterprise course in September 2012 after seeing an advert at High Trees. She  was keen to be fully self-employed after finishing – despite the pressures of being threatened with eviction due to the benefit cap. […]

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Integrity Foods Inc

Ainsley Morrison Ainsley, 41, has seven children. He provides a bespoke service to small businesses and individuals. He buys food supplies such as fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs etc and then sells on to his customers at a small profit. He also does fruit baskets for all occasions, and this is the fastest growing element of […]

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Start your own enterprise courses

Tuesday 20 May – Tuesday 24 June 2014 (6 week course) At: High Trees Development Trust, St Martin’s Learning Centre, 220 Upper Tulse Hill, SW2 2NS Times: Tuesdays 10am – 4pm Fee: Free for Lambeth residents on benefits. For others, fees of £30 per day may apply

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Surgeries

Tree Shepherd runs regular business surgeries, where you can benefit from a one hour consultation with our CEO Colin Crooks. If you are not yet a member of the Lambeth Forest Enterprise Network: To attend the business surgery it is advisable to have a business plan. If you don’t, you will be recommended to go […]

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Courses

Our current courses are not accredited. Delivery is fully inclusive, and people from all levels of academic background are encouraged to enrol. If you are interested, please contact info@treeshepherd.org.uk or call 020 3697 1540.  

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