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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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Three finalists named for the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2013

Three finalists named for the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2013

19th November 2013

Three outstanding disabled entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2013, a competition run by easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.

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Stelios visits WWF for opening of new headquarters

Stelios

1st November 2013

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou was on hand earlier today at the opening of the WWF's brand new UK headquarters in Woking, Surrey. The easyJet founder joined world-renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough (pictured above) and other VIP guests for a ceremony to mark the international environment charity's latest stage of development.

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Stelios greets new Cass/LSE scholars

Stelios greets new LSE scholars

LSE pictured: Standing left to right - Umar, Rimgaudas, Stelios, Artemis & Laurynas
Sitting left to right - Eamon, Boya, Eleanor, Lukas & Marios.

30th October 2013

easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has been busy this week meeting his new scholars from the London School of Economics and Cass Business School. The twenty students, who began their studies earlier in the month, have been able to take up their places as a result of funding by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. Over refreshments Stelios and the scholars discussed major issues of the day including the international financial crisis as well as the role of entrepreneurship in wealth creation and distribution.

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Deadline for Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs - just one month away!

Deadline for Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs

4th October 2013

Business people with disabilities or a long term health condition have just a month left to apply for this year's Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK.

The award, run by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and Leonard Cheshire Disability, recognises the achievements of, and unique challenges faced by, disabled entrepreneurs. Now in its seventh year, the award offers a £50,000 cash prize to the winner - the largest cash sum of its kind. Past winners include start-up companies dedicated to assisted travel for blind or visually impaired people, interactive music sessions aimed at young children and providing disabled "extras" for film/TV productions.

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