Tree Shepherd

Croydon
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Our philosophy is to create local communities of businesses that can work together and support each other. We have found that particularly in the early stages of starting up, specific groups within a community need a different style of training and support. To meet this need we have created a...
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Lambeth 18-30 – Start Out Start Up
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Despite their energy and raw talent young people across London experience disproportionately higher levels of unemployment. Many of them have brilliant ideas for businesses but their lack of experience can hold them back. They also have very different learning approaches to older people and enterprise training and support needs to...
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Hackathon – Students ‘hack’ Tree Shepherd!
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GREHacks, (hackathon) is a new scheme run by the University of Greenwich Generator that connects students with a range of exciting partner employers to solve live briefs in teams. Tree Shepherd put a number of teams to the test who came up with an amazing array of ideas  including a...
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Working with Housing Associations – SW9
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Tree Shepherd has recently started running an 8-week start your own enterprise course with SW9 Community Housing for residents. We met Community Engagement and Communications Manager, Komal Doan, to find our more about it. Komal Doan, SW9 Community Housing Tree Shepherd: Tell me about SW9 Community Housing and what services...
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New SW9 Start Your Own Enterprise Course
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We are pleased to announce a new course for residents of SW9 Community Housing residents, led by Tree Shepherd’s trainer Georgina Wilson. The 8 week course goes through every stage of business development, from an initial idea, to marketing, cashflow, business processes and managing customers and is exclusively for SW9...
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Elephant and Castle Regeneration
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Tree Shepherd has been appointed to work directly with all the independent traders and we are currently working wherever possible with over 70 businesses, offering business advice, helping them secure new premises and plan for the future.
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Church Street Market
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Tree Shepherd in partnership with the City of Westminster is working with the local community and existing market traders to keep the market vibrant as it adjusts to the day to day changes brought on by construction work and develops new services that respond to the expectations of the thousands...
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Why we are called Tree Shepherd
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Our name and our approach is inspired by the book The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono. In it the narrator describes how, before the First World War, he went hiking in the area where the Alps merge with Provence. After three days of walking in a “barren and colourless land”...
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