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17 April 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Mentoring  Retirement  Volunteering  entrepreneurs  Tech

Entrepreneur says mentor has been ‘life-saver’

Victoria Speight, co-founder of Leeds-based Laboc Communications, says her mentor has been a life-saver and helped her cope with the impact of COVID-19 on her business.

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27 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Unretirement  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  pre-retirement  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

500 mentors – what is it and tips for writing your mentoring profile in COVID-19 times

500 mentors was launched at great speed, with the support of Leeds City Council, to help entrepreneurs and leaders (of any sector) in COVID-19 times.

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25 March 2020 By Next-Up

Networking  Skills  Helping Charities  Mentoring  Purpose  Retirement  Retirement Planning  professional firms  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

Hundreds of Yorkshire business people being called out of retirement

It is not only doctors and nurses who are being called out of retirement to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

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25 March 2020 By Victoria Tomlinson

Online Programme  Mentoring  Volunteering  blogging  entrepreneurs

500 mentors

Two weeks ago we had a sell-out intergenerational mentoring event organised for Leeds Digital Festival in April. Clearly the event has been cancelled. But tech entrepreneurs need a helping hand and a mentor now, more than ever. 

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7 February 2020 By Guest writer Jason Iyeke

Skills  Purpose  Third Age  Volunteering  entrepreneurs

Should people over 50 start a business?

Guest blog by Jason Iyeke, Entrepreneur

If you are over 50 and aspiring to be an entrepreneur, you may be curious about business or wondering if it is too late to start a business. If that’s you then this may be the article you need to read.

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17 July 2019 By Next-Up

Unretirement  Networking  Skills  Mentoring  Purpose  Trustees  Retirement  Retirement Planning  pre-retirement  Volunteering

New opportunities at Next-Up Summer Party

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31 May 2019 By Guest writer Sue Perry

Unretirement  Charity  Helping Charities  Retirement  Volunteering

Our top 12 volunteering ideas in Volunteers' Week


One of the most exciting things about retirement is the wealth of new opportunities on offer which can include volunteering. Volunteers are invaluable.

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