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Impact report shows our Media Cubs project has grown confidence of hundreds of young people across GM

September 15, 2021 by in category Media Cubs, Social Value

What an amazing summer we had working on our Media Cubs project! The pop-up TV studio and newsroom turned hundreds of children and young people into mini reporters across Greater Manchester in August. And now the impact stats are in! Mini reporters developed a range of media and communication skills while also growing in confidence: […]

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Our Strategic Director – Grace Dyke – has been appointed as the new chair on the board of Salford CVS

July 16, 2021 by in category Communications, Social Value

Salford CVS has appointed Yellow Jigsaw’s strategic director and co-founder Grace Dyke as its new chair on the board of trustees. Grace, who has been on the Salford CVS board of trustees for four years, replaces outgoing Chair Chris Fox, who steps down following eight successful years in the role.  Grace said “The past year has […]

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Yellow Jigsaw included in Social Impact Directory for Comms Professionals 

June 18, 2021 by in category Communications, Passionate Pair, PR, Social Value

We’re delighted to now be featured in a directory of 16 social enterprises and charities that has been created to help communicators improve the social impact of their supply chains. The directory, created by the Public Relations and Communications Association’s PR Council, enables agencies and in-house teams to appoint suppliers who deliver a positive social […]

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Fully funded Training to become a Media Cubs leader!

March 2, 2021 by in category Communications, Media Cubs, Passionate Pair, Social Value

Media Cubs is launching an academy to train future club leaders who share our passion for helping young people broadcast confidence.  After a year of working with Media Cubs mini reporters running national campaigns, holding their own press conferences with political leaders, and hosting weekly newsroom sessions via Zoom – we’re ready to train more […]

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Yellow Jigsaw delivers virtual workshops to UnLtd grant winners

February 8, 2021 by in category Client Work, Communications, Passionate Pair, Social Value

We’re delighted to be working with UnLtd to deliver a series of workshops to support UnLtd grant winners to develop their PR and communications skills during lockdown. The team will be delivering online, interactive and practical workshops and one-to-one clinics on the subjects of mastering social media, working with the press and an introduction to […]

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Yellow Jigsaw appoints a new account manager to continue growth of our client portfolio in 2021

February 2, 2021 by in category Client Work, Communications, Passionate Pair, Social Value

We are delighted to have appointed a new account manager to join the Yellow Jigsaw team – as we gear up for growth in 2021. Sian enjoys building and maintaining strong client relationships through great communication and is passionate about customer service excellence. She has 30-years’ experience in customer focussed roles, training, and project management. […]

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Highlights (yes, there were some) from 2020, big thank yous and plans for next year

December 22, 2020 by in category Client Work, Communications, Media Cubs, Passionate Pair, PR, Social Value, Talking About My Generation

As we close the YJ doors on 2020 and prepare for a break from helping amazing organisations tell their stories and news, we thought we’d share a few of our own.   We’ve never felt prouder of being a part of the social enterprise sector as we have done this year. As the pandemic forced organisations […]

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Is this the future of business? New data shows Greater Manchester social enterprises are on the rise to ‘build, back, better’

November 19, 2020 by in category Communications, Passionate Pair, PR, Social Value

From credit unions, support services, recycling and photography, social enterprises make-up almost 3,500 businesses in Greater Manchester. That accounts for 4% of all businesses across the region and they are on the rise – with more entrepreneurs becoming socially conscious and community focused. There have been more than 500 new social enterprise start-ups since November […]

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Yellow Jigsaw director announced as member of Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Group  

May 22, 2020 by in category Passionate Pair, Social Value

We are delighted to announce that our strategic director Grace Dyke has been selected as one of sixteen representatives of a new advisory group that will support the Mayor of Greater Manchester and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) leaders to include the social enterprise agenda in the delivery of the Greater Manchester Strategy and […]

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Yellow Jigsaw accepted on NatWest Accelerator Programme

March 5, 2020 by in category Client Work, Communications, Passionate Pair, PR, Social Value

Grace and Kirsty are delighted to be accepted on a business support programme that helps successful businesses to scale up. The NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator is a six-month programme for entrepreneurs with high growth businesses who are looking to increase investment or sales. The programme includes use of the Accelerator hub in Spinningfields, Manchester, one-to-one coaching support and tailored […]

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