Author Archives: Ellie Wicks

Four tips for better food voucher redemption

With so many of our clients distributing large volumes of food vouchers at the moment, we’ve put together our top tips to help you support beneficiaries to redeem vouchers quickly and easily.

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New support for fuel costs for households in Wales

With over 150,000 households living in fuel poverty in Wales, the Discretionary Assistance Fund (DAF) is extending fuel cost support with two new schemes this winter.

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FFBS recognised in Digital Enterprise Top 100

FFBS has been included in the Leeds City Region’s Digital Enterprise Top 100, a list that profiles and celebrates digital innovation, transformation and resilience.

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The importance of social enterprise in 2020: our takeaways from Social Enterprise Futures

Ben Andrews, Business Development Manager Although we couldn’t attend in person this year, Social Enterprise Futures 2020 did not disappoint. Social Enterprise UK’s two-day event brought together organisations from across the UK and during the sessions we heard from numerous …

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Why Alan Titchmarsh’s garden has nothing on mine

Gardening isn’t just a summer job and, like gardening, our work is a year-round commitment to helping organisations support those that need it most.

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New challenges, same kitchen table: becoming Business Development Manager during lockdown

Maths teacher and delivery driver weren’t the only new roles Ben took on this year, he joined FFBS as our new Business Development Manager.

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