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by Fran Mullins, 30 Jul 2018

Ethos, project delivery partner, are delighted to announce that the hugely successful ex-forces career transition programme, BuildForce, has placed its 100th job seeker. Nick Channer OBE has taken a position at security and logistics firm Wilson James, a founding partner of the BuildForce initiative. In a newly created position, he will work with Wilson James’…

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by Catharine Moss, 09 Jul 2018

Over the past seven years, Team Ethos/Team Army has been tirelessly working to enable thousands of soldiers to take part in sport. Today we would like to announce a major milestone as we have now raised over £6m to help the best get better! Maj Gen Lamont Kirkland CBE – CEO Team Ethos/Team Army said, “We…

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by Caroline Logan, 29 Jun 2018

Ahead of Armed Forces Day tomorrow, our BuildForce Project Manager, discusses how we are helping ex-military personnel find a future in the construction industry. First published in the CIOB website. BuildForce is an Alliance of construction employers, industry bodies and charities, supported by the government, which connects Service Leavers with opportunities in construction, whilst giving employers access to a…

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by Fran Mullins, 04 Jun 2018

Ethos has launched a new event planning and delivery company, New Leaf Events, headed up by partners Usha Chadha and Kerry Godley-McAvoy, both members of our successful Team Army/Team Ethos team. With Team Army/Team Ethos now successfully raising over £1M per year in corporate sponsorship for Forces sport and at a time when more and…

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by Fran Mullins, 23 Feb 2018

We’re delighted to announce that a dedicated employment hub for Lewisham residents, a partnership between Lewisham Council, Lewisham Southwark College, our construction brokerage BuildLondon and BE Group, is now officially open. Funded by the council and the Mayor of London, the Lewisham Construction Hub, based at Lewisham College’s Deptford site, brings together expertise to help residents find…

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by Fran Mullins, 22 Jan 2018

Statement from specialist construction job brokerage partnership BuildLondon The BuildLondon team are conscious of the huge impact the recent announcement that Carillion is going into liquidation will have on a significant number of apprentices, employees and their families. As a regional partnership initiative, with the Government Department for Work and Pensions in London, Essex and…

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by Robert Pye, 14 Nov 2017

Full disclosure – I have some pretty insignificant investments in the coin-o-sphere – please don’t make any investment decisions based on this story!! I’ve been a tech-cum-businessman for about 30 years.  More recently (last 7) I’d probably substitute the businessman for “social-entrepreneur”. Why “social”? I believe that a new lexicon needs to be developed for…

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by Fran Mullins, 04 Sep 2017

Team Army, Ethos’s flagship collaborative fundraising initiative, is celebrating its 6th birthday and a huge milestone, with a staggering £5m distributed to date to Forces’ sport. Hundreds of individuals and teams participating in a huge array of diverse sports and activities have benefitted from this valuable, non-public funding stream generated through sponsorship and support from over 40 industry…

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by Sue Rose, 18 May 2017

Bradford languishes at number 374 – out of 389 – in the UK Prosperity Index. Unemployment is higher than the national average, educational attainment is lower, cultural divisions are rife and an astonishing 25% of the city’s population is under 16. What Bradford does have going for it is a forward-thinking chief executive in Kersten…

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by Fran Mullins, 18 Apr 2017

BuildForce, the citb-funded initiative which matches ex-Forces personnel with construction careers, is working with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to promote opportunities for service leavers and veterans in the construction industry. Their main role will be to help the many contractors employed rebuilding the Spurs’ White Hart Lane site in north London to identify employment and…

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