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Disabled Entrepreneur Award Invitations at the ready

Invitation

22nd October 2014

The Invitations for the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2014 will be sent to a select number of individuals soon.

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Stelios Award winner interviewed on BBC R4

Stelios Award winner interviewed with BBC

29th July 2014

Last year's Stelios Award winner James King was guest on "In Touch", BBC R4's special news programme for the blind and partially sighted.

To listen to the full interview,
Please click HERE (29 July programme).


 

Stelios award finalist turns up trumps at Real Madrid

Stelios award finalist turns up trumps at Real Madrid

21st May 2014

Terry Nelson, unsuccessful finalist in last years Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs has made a break through with sales of his unique buoyancy suit.
To see the full article, please click HERE

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HM The Queen meets LCD

HM The Queen meets LCD

20th May 2014

  • Samantha Cameron hosts reception to celebrate talented young disabled people
  • Sophie Stowell, 21, secures placement with Barclays through Leonard Cheshire's innovative Change100 programme
A group of undergraduates was given a rare opportunity to meet Samantha Cameron at Downing Street yesterday (20 May). The reception was held on behalf of the leading charity Leonard Cheshire Disability. [more]...

 

BBC - The blind builder with a big vision

The blind builder with a big vision

21st March 2014

BBC online profiles James King - winner of the 2013 Stelios Award for Disabled entrepreneurs.

To see the full article, please click HERE
To hear a radio interview, please click HERE (Interview starts at 21.00).


 

LSE welcomes its Stelios Scholars and Foundation representatives

LSE welcomes its Stelios Scholars and Foundation representatives

13th March 2014

Nearly 20 Stelios Scholars were on hand tonight to hear colleagues as well as their sponsors describe the life-changing prospect of studying at the world famous School. Director Craig Calhoun said his thanks were not enough to reward donors' generosity and hoped the students would justify the charity by "giving back" in the future.

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Class of 2014: Stelios Scholars graduate from Cass Business School

Class of 2014: Stelios Scholars graduate from Cass Business School

29th January 2012

Congratulations to:
Despoina Makariou (MSc Insurance & Risk Management - distinction), Ann Maria Videli (MSc Insurance & Risk Management), Contantinos Christodoulou (MSc Energy, Trade & Finance), Stefanos Baratsas (MSc Shipping Trade & Finance), Georgios Belesis (MSc Shipping Trade & Finance), Marios Vamvakouris (MSc Shipping Trade & Finance - distinction)

who graduated yesterday from City University's Cass Business School. The ceremony took place at London's Guildhall in the presence of the Vice Chancellor Professor Paul Curran, Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor John Fothergill and the Dean of the School Professor Steve Haberman.

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The Daily Mail comments on the disabled workforce

30th December 2013

For further Daily Mail coverage of disability and workplace issues, please click HERE.


 

The Sun hails Stelios Award winner

Follow this link to read The Sun's coverage of last week's Stelios award for the UK Disabled Entrepreneur Click HERE


 

Stelios Philanthropic Foundation raises £2700 for Leonard Cheshire Disability at entrepreneurs award ceremony

Stelios Philanthropic Foundation raises £2700 for Leonard Cheshire Disability at entrepreneurs award ceremony

13th December 2013

A disabled businessman from Milton Keynes has won the prestigious Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2013.

James King, (pictured centre with Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and MikePenning MP, Minister for Disabled People) who runs a home extension firm called Oliver James Garden Rooms, won the award run by easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability. Now in its seventh year, it recognises the unique achievements of disabled entrepreneurs and offers a £50,000 cash prize to the winner - the largest cash sum of its kind.

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