Newly launched Portsmouth Wellbeing Centre welcomes the community

Portsmouth Wellbeing staff with Solent Mind CEO, Sally Arscott on the open day.

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, on Thursday 16th May, Solent Mind showcased its new Wellbeing Centre, located in the heart of the City centre.  Regardless of the inclement weather, the centre staff welcomed community partners, existing service users and members of the public throughout the day, with over 40 visitors coming through the doors.  Solent Mind’s […]

Sponsorship opportunities for Inspiartional Women of Portsmouth Awards

Performers on stage at the Inspirational Women of Portsmouth Awards 2024

As a valued member of the Shaping Portsmouth business community, you are undoubtedly aware of the importance of giving back and creating a positive social impact. In this light, we are excited to bring to your attention an opportunity to partner with one of the most esteemed events in our City—the Inspirational Women of Portsmouth […]

Empower your team to become charity trustees

Are you looking for innovative ways to foster professional development within your team? Empowering your staff to become trustees for local charities can unlock a world of opportunities for both personal and organisational growth. Why encourage your staff to become trustees? Leadership development: Serving as a trustee provides invaluable leadership experience, allowing your team members […]

The Shaping Team welcomes a new Office Administrator

This week we are delighted to welcome Suzan Win Latt, who has joined the Shaping Portsmouth Team as our new Office Administrator. Born and raised in Burma (Myanmar), Suzan is an international student, currently pursuing a Master’s in Construction Project Management at the University of Portsmouth. She takes pride in calling the city her second […]

Shaping joins Portsmouth Pride

  Shaping Portsmouth has joined the Portsmouth Pride Stakeholder Network as our latest supported project under our Community pillar. Our aim is to connect business communities across the city through the work of Portsmouth Pride, creating a more inclusive city for the LGBTQ+ people who live, work, and study here. Businesses are invited to attend […]

Work experince: Isai Thayaparan

I am Isaiyarasy Thayaparan from Trafalgar School and I am working with Shaping Portsmouth for my work experience for a duration of two weeks. Work experience is an important period for all students as the whole process of hunting down a work placement and surviving in a work environment can be stressful. Beyond the stress […]

Showcasing Digital Resilience at the Festival of Crime

Over the weekend our Digital Resilience team attended the Festival of Crime organised by the University of Portsmouth. The event showcased over 30 years of criminology and crime-related studies at the University, showing the public what they do to tackle and understand crime. It was great to meet so many wonderful people and share our knowledge […]

Introducing ActionCOACH, our new Associate

We are pleased to welcome ActionCOACH as our newest Associate partner. ActionCOACH Portsmouth are a team of friendly and experienced, Portsmouth-based business coaches who help business owners achieve their goals. Whether that means, making more profit, having a better performing team, or working less hours, the team in Portsmouth can help. Matt Mullins, Partnership Manager at […]

Join the Team: Business Support Service & Youth Employment Programme Leads

We are looking for volunteer programme leads to head up the important work being done by two of our programmes: Portsmouth Business Support Service and Youth Employment. We would like to recruit two co-leads for the Portsmouth Business Support Service. The PBSS offers a wide range of services from mentoring on business and finance planning […]

Portsmouth Business Leaders Forum spotlights Skills & Employability

We want to thank all those who managed to attend our Portsmouth Business Leaders Forum event in Portsmouth Cathedral last Thursday. It was a fantastic event to be part of, and particularly lovely to hold it in such a magnificent setting. CEO Dave Humphries said “Personally, it was nice to get my first Shaping Portsmouth […]