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We are a partner organisation in the Northern Powerhouse helping to shape the future of skills development in the North by being involved in the conversations behind vital strategic planning in this priority area.
Altrad is a global leader in the provision of industrial services, generating high added value solutions principally for the Oil & Gas, Energy, Power Generation, Process, Environment and Construction sectors. The group is also a recognised leader in the manufacturing of equipment dedicated to the Construction and Building market.
Altrad recently merged with Cape UK (formerly Cape plc).
IVE worked with the newly merged team on a project called “Fit 4 Future” which sought to equip the future leaders at Altrad with creativity, imagination and innovation. We delivered an ongoing training & professional development programme to achieve these aims culminating in the “Fit 4 Future” team outlining the plan for integrating Altrad with Cape UK in the form of a musical performance.
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Google’s mission is to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
Protecting the nation and its dependent territories will always be our first role. Highly trained soldiers are ready to deploy anywhere at any time to meet a variety of challenges. Ranging from support to the Police following a terrorist attack, to specialist capabilities such as bomb disposal and intelligence experts, 24 hours a day 365 days a year, we are always ready to serve.
We believe that every young person should have the chance to embrace exciting opportunities. So, we help 11 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives
Many of the young people we help are in, or leaving, care, facing issues such as homelessness or mental health issues, or have been in trouble with the law.
We have returned £1.4 billion in value to society through our help for disadvantaged young people over the last 10 years alone.
Our free programmes give young people the practical and financial support they need to stabilise their lives. We help them develop key skills while boosting their confidence and motivation so they can continue to dream big.
Hull Training & Adult Education is one of the city’s largest education and training providers. Apprenticeships, Study Programmes, part-time adult courses.
Narrative is a full-service marketing agency with specialist teams in Creative, Branding, PR, Digital, PPC, Content, Media Planning & Buying and Marketing Strategy.
Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality. It also means changing lives for the better. This is what keeps us awake at night and gets us out of bed in the morning
How do we bring these ideas to life? We’re restless thinkers. We constantly question and experiment. We tackle challenges through our unique combination of expertise, skills and funding. Our approach is practical and collaborative, driven by a rigorous use of evidence and data, emerging technology and the power of people.
Values Based Leadership was formed in 2001 and works with companies in all sectors to help them improve organisational performance. We specialise in:
We are the professional medical body responsible for supporting psychiatrists throughout their careers from training through to retirement, and in setting and raising standards of psychiatry in the United Kingdom.
We work to secure the best outcomes for people with mental illness, learning difficulties and developmental disorders by promoting excellent mental health services, training outstanding psychiatrists, promoting quality and research, setting standards and being the voice of psychiatry.
IVE is one of 10 Arts Council Bridge Organisations tasked with promoting Cultural Education by working with schools, arts organisations, heritage & cultural organisations and museums.
In our role as the Bridge Organisation for Yorkshire & The Humber we:
The Heritage Lottery Fund has funded our programme “Ignite Yorkshire” aimed at forging a new relationship between young people and Yorkshire’s industrial heritage.
Ignite Yorkshire places young people and their ideas at the centre of heritage development, aiming to ensure its relevance for current and future generations. Through a range of heritage, creative and youth sector organisations Ignite Yorkshire will engage groups of young people with activities ranging from canal conservation and stone masonry to music festivals and augmented reality – reimagining the past, present and future.
£962,300 has been awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) “Kick the Dust” programme to launch Ignite Yorkshire which will see IVE partnering with heritage & cultural organisations across Yorkshire to inspire a renewed, revived and re-invigorated passion for Yorkshire’s rich culture and history among the region’s young people.
National Lottery Awards for All offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities.
IVE uses funding from Awards for All to deliver our Shaping Creative Future programme. Activities so far have included creative careers sessions, filmmaking courses, and trips to museums and other cultural institutions.
The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership works with public and private sector partners to provide support and funding to help businesses grow, attract new investment to the region and develop the skills, energy and digital infrastructure to create jobs and prosperity.
IVE is a member. We have also delivered Building Creativity training through their education and employment team.
Calls9 builds digital experiences for the web and mobile that drive business growth and increase team productivity.
They have sponsored IVE events including our Young Artists Auction and are a part of our regular group of thought leaders.
Dorset Record Office was founded in 1955, originally based at County Hall in Dorchester. The collections expanded considerably and in 1991 the Record Office moved to a purpose-built building with environmentally controlled strong rooms on Bridport Road.
In 2005 the County Local Studies Library was moved to the Record Office which was then renamed Dorset History Centre. We now hold the archives of Dorset, ranging from Council records to personal collections, as well as books, pamphlets and other publications.
CC Skills is an independent charity that provides careers advice and guidance, promotes apprenticeships, and delivers activities for young people interested in the creative & cultural sector.
IVE delivered a Creative Skills Initiative programme with CC Skills that improved the employability of more than 230 young people and supported 40 young people into creative apprenticeships.
The Royal Shakespeare Company believe that Shakespeare should be made vivid, accessible and enjoyable for young people and their teachers.
They deliver a range of programmes aimed at improving the quality of teaching, particularly where it relates to Shakespeare specifically and the arts more broadly, and improving young people’s engagement with Shakespeare, drama and other creative subjects.
IVE has worked with the RSC to deliver our Creativity for Teaching CPD course to 30 teachers in Hull.
The Fabian Society is an independent left-leaning think tank and a democratic membership society with over 7,000 members. We influence political and public thinking and provide a space for broad and open-minded debate. The Fabian Society:
Ukie is the trade body for the UK’s games and interactive entertainment industry.
We delivered Creativity for Teaching to their lead teacher network.
Thomas Lister was formed in 2002 by experienced surveyors Chris Thomas and Rachel Lister who each have more than 20 years experience in property development. They aim to provide quality, well-researched advice and devise strategies that enable public and private sector property development and regeneration projects to become reality and help deliver successful projects.
IVE are providing consultancy services to Thomas Lister to assist in the sale of a portfolio of heritage buildings. These buildings pose significant challenges to potential buyers so we’re providing a creative feasibility service that helps potential developers see the possibilities of the properties, find sustainable uses for them and overcome planning objections.
Read the Case Study here.
Kycker is a platform that helps new and emerging musicians profit from their work. It contains a mix of tutorials and tools to help musicians make money by doing things like registering their music for royalties.
IVE works with kycker to provide mentoring and career development opportunities for young musicians.
Expect Youth are committed to providing youth focussed provision across Doncaster that provides positive activities and personal development opportunities for young people.
We worked with Expect Youth on a project “Expect Arts” that provided opportunities for disadvantaged young people to engage with high-quality arts & cultural activities. Young people on the project were given the chance to develop their skills, gain an Arts Award and become part of a cohort of young arts leaders.
Rugby League Cares is the official charity of rugby league, with a mission to enhance and enrich people’s lives through the power and positive influence of rugby league.
We have worked with Rugby League Cares and other partners to deliver the programme “When Dance Happens” encouraging young people to take up dance and helping develop young talent into a dance career through Arts Award and partnerships with Phoenix Dance Theatre.
Paul Hamlyn are an independent funder working to help people overcome disadvantage and lack of opportunity, so that they can realise their potential and enjoy fulfilling and creative lives.
Paul Hamlyn have funded a number of IVE projects including our teacher development pilot.
Endeavour is a growing charity that works hands-on with some of Britain’s most disadvantaged, disaffected and forgotten young people.
We worked with Endeavour on a project “Our Sheffield” that provided access to the arts for 100 disadvantaged young people to improve their quality of life and life chances. The young people are from the Burngreave Ward in Sheffield, which is the second most deprived area of the city comprising 22 different EU migrant nationalities (including Syrian, Eritrean, Roma and Slovak) and 63.5% BME and white British born living in poverty, including 40% young people with SEND. These young people do not currently access the arts in other parts of the city at all. The aim of this programme was to bring the arts to them and their communities and up-skill those working with them to be able to offer the arts on an on-going basis embedded within Endeavour’s curriculum today. Focussing mainly on the creative visual arts, film, music and circus-based activities young people wiere offered the opportunity to engage in drama, dance and spoken word across the initiative project.
Find out more about Our Sheffield.
Ignite Imaginations is a community arts organisation based in Sheffield that aims to celebrate and connect communities through art and creativity.
IVE works with Ignite Imaginations on a partnership investment programme “Arts & Cultural Ambassadors,” which helps young people in Sheffield discover and explore the range of careers options available to them in the creative sector.
IVE is a member of the West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce. We provide our expertise in problem solving, innovation and the creative sector to various projects spearheaded by the Chamber.
Tileyard Studios is a creative hub in London that is home to a wide spectrum of companies predominantly operating in the music, film & television, fashion and creative tech sectors.
We work with Tileyard on a number of projects and to support and provide mentoring opportunities for young people.
At IVE we worked extensively with Hull City of Culture on their “No Limits” strand which aimed to engage children & young people in the arts through education.
We delivered numerous projects including CPD for teachers and registering all schools in Hull for Artsmark.
Both Sides Now is a three-year programme to support, inspire and showcase women in music across the North of England, with support from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence fund.
IVE is a partner organisation.
Mott MacDonald a global engineering, management and development consultancy. Together with their clients, they are solving the world’s most intricate challenges. Mott Mac Donald search out the connections others fail to make, unlocking creativity to deliver better outcomes for the lives they touch every day.
Engineering. Management. Development.
The Leeds Climate Commission was established in 2017 to help Leeds to make a positive choice on issues relating to energy, carbon, weather and climate. It brings together key organisations and actors from across the city and from the public, private and third sectors. The Leeds Climate Commission is part of an ESRC-funded network, PCAN (Placed-Based Climate Action Network).
ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. ENGIE combines these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities to enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Innovation is a fundamental part of ENGIE’s business, looking to source and develop new ideas that deliver innovative services and sustainable solutions for their customers.
Leeds City Council is the local authority of the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire. It is a metropolitan district council and the second largest local authority in the United Kingdom.
Business of Science Ltd develops and organises the annual Business of Science Conference. From the first Conference in Manchester in 2016, the Conference seeks to encourage debate, discussion and the demonstration of great examples of where science has been developed for commercial and societal benefit to deliver economic impact across the UK. The 2020 Conference will be held in Birmingham on 20 May 2020.
As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance customer experience and guarantee availability. Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG.
Rethink Food is a not for profit company. Their mission is to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for children, young people and communities by changing the way people think about food.
Citu are a property developer who use beautiful design to create places that make it easy to live a sustainable life. Their bold and innovative work has won awards, and thier mission is to tackle climate change.
Citu have worked with IVE as a partner organisation on our ReVision Applied Creativity Lab.
Inspire Ignite deliver Mental Health & Wellbeing training for businesses that is informative, interactive, and useful for staff.
They have worked with IVE as a partner organisation on our ReVision Applied Creativity Lab.
Creative Minds is a social enterprise and nationwide community of artists who deliver fun, therapeutic and engaging art sessions to people of all ages in venues across the country.
They have worked with IVE as a partner organisation on our ReVision Applied Creativity Lab.
With a focus on emotional well-being, TimeOut connect 10-19 year olds in Calderdale with activities, opportunities, learning and support.
They are passionate about providing a platform for young people’s voices and experiences, especially in the current uncertain times.
The Yorkshire Design Group manage a suite of creative office spaces in Leeds City Centre.
re-form landscape architecture is a creative design consultancy specialising in landscape architecture and urban design. The company specialises in creating enduring, sustainable places which have a sense of identity, support the local economy and inspire communities.
Calderdale Therapeutic Service offer support to young people in the Calderdale area. We were grateful to work with them on our Applied Creativity Lab on Mental Health, funded by the Youth Endowment Fund.
Keep Real formed back in 2017 after founder Kimberley completed her degree in Counselling; addressing the growing concern of mental health issues in the community.
From events with musicians and makers, creative wellbeing workshops or tuning in to the podcast, Keep Real aims to support better mental health and wellbeing through a variety of creative interventions.