Learning Excellence Award

Global award boosts recognition for Shropshire charity 

Employment and training services provider, Landau, has been presented with a globally recognised award for its work to improve the lives of young people.  The charity, received a High Commendation in the Response to Covid-19 category at the 2021 Learning Excellence Awards, specifically for its IN2 programme.  The IN2 programme works with young people that are not in education, employment or training (NEET) or are at risk of becoming NEET.  

During the Covid lockdowns, Landau continued to support these young people remotely, helping to develop their employability and key life skills and move towards a successful future.  The Learning Excellence Awards are global awards for the business training, learning and development sector. The Response to Covid-19 category was a new award that recognised innovative thinking that helped in the response to learning throughout the pandemic.  

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Celebrity Hair Stylists open Landau new Salon

Royston Blyth and Nick Malenko with Students on the Hairdressing course

Students with learning differences have combs and brushes at the ready at a new dedicated hair and beauty training salon in the West Midlands, which was opened by award winning stylists to the stars, Royston Blythe and Nick Malenko @RoystonBlythe.   The Smile & Style salon has been developed by employment charity Landau at its Newstead training and enterprise centre in Stoke, which has remained open throughout lockdown to support the most vulnerable in society and to ensure those with learning differences receive the support they need.   

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Landau wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Landau has received recognition at the highest level after being awarded a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
We are one of just 205 companies across the UK to be recognised with an award, announced today, Thursday, April 29.
We have been handed the top business accolade for Promoting Opportunity (through Social Mobility) for our impressive range of employment and training programmes and for helping thousands of people to turn their lives around.

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