The Leathwaite Community (LWC) serves to underpin our growth to sustain and develop a positive culture in the workplace. It will encourage, inspire and engage all of our people, globally, to achieve common goals.

The LWC is open to all employees to join and members will have the opportunity to pursue projects that they are passionate about and take part in some fantastic team-building events, all whilst giving back and being involved in the continuous success of Leathwaite’s CSR initiative. Scroll down the page to see the latest Leathwaite Community news and updates…

Going the distance for Hope and Homes - Who will go the furthest?

For 5 days between the 24th – 29th of June Leathwaite will go up against Pelham Street to see who can travel the furthest distance to raise heart rates, spirits and funds. The distance will be covered by running, cycling, walking or going the distance with distinction! Leathwaite will be donating £1.00 for every km undertaken to help vulnerable children into loving homes. please click on the link below to find out more information about the event:

For more information on the event and Hope and Homes, please click on the link here.

An update from Leathwaite employee's on volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many Leathwaite employees have taken their time during Lockdown to help others where and when they can during the Coronovirus pandemic. Globally Leathwaite individuals have helped by joining The Samaritans, calling the elderly, even helping to teach. To read their stories and to find out more about what Leathwaite and the wider community are doing to help, please click the link below.

Click here to view our latest volunteering update.

Valentines Raffle and Cake Sale raises £1,000 for Hope and Homes - February 2020

Leathwaite kicked off it’s relationship with one of the London 2020 charity partner’s: Hope and Homes. The Valentines Day Bake Sale and Raffle raised almost £1,000, with amazing support and involvement from everyone within the London office. To learn more about the incredible work of the charity, please click on the link below:

For more information on Hope and Homes, please click on the link here.

Providing essential Support Boxes for homeless people - January 2020

January saw Leathwaite create and deliver a number of support boxes to the Manna Society – a day centre that has been running since 1982 and provides essential help to between 120 and 150 homeless and disadvantaged people every day. The boxes included essential items for the cold weather such as space blankets, socks and gloves, as well as books, reusable water bottles and much more. The staff of the day centre expressed how these simple items can make such a difference to the outlook of someone who is homeless.

To learn more about The Manna Society at London Bridge, please click on the link here.

Leathwaite joins the Institute of International Bankers (iib) as an Associate Member

Since 1966, the IIB is the only national trade association devoted exclusively to advancing the interests of the international banking community operating in the US. With many of our banking clients already a member of the IIB, Leathwaite was invited to join the institution as a professional firm member. We are excited to be a part of a truly unique and exclusive community and look forward to working with global banking and financial institutions to understand the issues that affect them and provide relevant insights.

For more information on the iib, please click on the link here.

Leathwaite attends AESC / London Business School event - November 2019

Thank you to Lily Tomkins and Richard Buckingham for attending the AESC executive search career advice and networking event at the London Business School, providing essential insight and advice to those seeking to enter the profession. For more details on AESC’s Global Business School Alliance Programme, please click on the link below:

AESC Global Business School Alliance

Leathwaite Community dance classes - this week at Base Studio, Vauxhall - November 2019

Another successful LWC dance class! Thank you all for coming Maggie Hunt, Danilo Carvalho, Beth Timby, Sam Kanniapen, Anupama Rai, Leigh Carey, Beth Hegarty, Tatiana Longden and Lewis Rees.

Keep up-to-date with us on LinkedIn here

More fundraising for GOSH! Leathwaite attend the Shop Wear Care event - November 2019

Leathwaite – proud to support the 2019 shop wear Care event for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Attended by Leathwaite’s, Kate Huggins, Lisa Gigg, Amy Mitchell, Dana Slade & Helen Vowls. Plus a number of clients and contacts. Thank you all for your incredible support.

Learn more about GOSH here

More fundraising for GOSH! This time at the Royal Parks Half Marathon - October 2019

Amy Coulstock, James Rust, Neil Ejje and Kevin Matthews all took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon on a very wet and windy Sunday morning to help add even more to the Leathwaite fundraising for GOSH (Leathwaite’s charity for 2019), adding a further £3,000 to this year’s total. Well done to all!

Learn more about GOSH here

Leathwaite attends 'The Sight and Sound Gala Ball' for GOSH - October 2019

Leathwaite was involved again in the excellent fundraising efforts of GOSH (Leathwaite’s charity for 2019), attending the annual Sight and Sound Gala Ball. Our current fundraising total for the year stands at…. £23,495.74 – an absolutely fantastic achievement!

Learn more about GOSH here

Our 2nd Annual 'Career Beyond Rugby Workshop', in association with the HKRU - September 2019

On September 18th 2019 Leathwaite hosted its second annual ‘Career Beyond Rugby Workshop’ in partnership with The Hong Kong Rugby Union.
As in 2018, the intention was to provide current players from both the Hong Kong Men’s and Women’s 7s and 15s rugby teams with a much stronger foundation in which to prepare for their transition to a ‘second career’ beyond rugby.

Learn more about the event here

Leathwaite supports 'The World's Biggest Coffee Morning' - September 2019

Some baked and some bought, but everyone took part! Leathwaite, yet again, was proud to support the Macmillan annual coffee morning, raising over £165 from our London office.

Learn more about Macmillan here

Kevin Matthews completes 100K ultra marathon for GOSH - August 2019

Over the August bank holiday weekend, Kevin Matthews, our very own head of marketing, donned his running shoes to run 100k of the South Downs Way on behalf of our 2019 charity partner, GOSH. Kevin already raised nearly £600 for GOSH and is still hoping to add even more!

Visit Kevin's Just Giving page here

Ride London for GOSH - August 2019

Kirk Williamson, Gordon Stanley and Andrew Wallace (pictured), all took to the hills to complete the annual Ride London 100 mile cycle event. Well done to all of you for taking part and raising thousands of pounds for GOSH in the process!

Learn more about GOSH here

Learn more about some of our community partners and initiatives via the articles below…