Today we are featuring each of the Woman Who…Achieves StartUp Finalists. Our last Finalist feature today is Kate Evans, Founder of Graduate Planet CIC Finalist in the Woman Who…StartUp Category, sponsored by Windows Plus.
Join Kate and our other Finalists at the Awards Lunch which takes place on Friday 27th April at Coombe Abbey Hotel. It’s an afternoon of inspiration, celebration and entertainment with three great keynote speakers. Everyone is welcome to attend. Take a look at last year’s gallery.
Kate Evans, Graduate Planet CIC @graduate1
Graduate Planet’s trying to save the world, it’s the UK’s first Social Enterprise Recruitment Agency to reinvest it’s profit into local environmental sustainability projects to raise awareness and combat climate change. Specialising in helping Apprentices, Graduates & CSR specialists, we have planted over 1508 trees, created 644 volunteering hours, supported 10 Charities, educated 40 children in environmental sustainability and helped 8 disadvantaged people within 9 months of trading. By integrating this into a company’s supply chain, we enable businesses to get involved, make a significant positive impact on their community, the environment and their CSR strategies at no extra cost.
“I am very grateful to have been selected as a Women Who finalist, it’s so inspiring to be around so many wonderful women who are brave enough to give their all. It has given me great encouragement and motivation to succeed, it’s been a really rewarding process, which is what we need after all our hard work. Thank you.” Kate Evans
Woman Who…StartUp Category Sponsored by Windows Plus @lookwindowsplus
“I am happy to be able to show my support of Woman Who… by being a Sponsor for 2018. Woman Who… is delivering a strong message about the strength of women within businesses, which I strongly agree with and support”. (Gary Hampton, MD, Windows Plus)
The ethos of the business is unique in its belief that the process of having new windows, doors or build work should not be stressful, the customer should be able to design their own bespoke project with the expert advice provided from all Windows Plus’ dedicated employees.
The employees within Windows Plus is what makes it what it is today, a thriving business with an excellent reputation, employing over 50 people, of which a fifth are female, which is very rare in their business sector.
Delivered in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)