April 13 – Tottenham Hotspur who are redeveloping their White Hart Lane stadium as the centrepiece of a regeneration of their local area, have launched a new programme with bookmakers William Hill aimed at helping young people in Haringey into employment.
The scheme will provide 18 – 24 year olds from Haringey with education, training and opportunities to secure work experience and employment and will support the new stadium development, which once complete is expected to create around 3,500 jobs – an increase of 1,700 new jobs a year.
William Hill, whose headquarters are based near the club in Wood Green, has provided the Tottenham Hotspur Elevator Programme with a £100,000 grant to fund the programme.
The scheme will provide more than 100 traineeships and employment opportunities; Customer Service and Business Administration Certificate qualifications; Work Placements, apprenticeships and full time employment at William Hill; Ongoing 1-2-1 mentoring support from the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.
Grant Cornwell MBE, CEO of the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, said: “The Club is committed to driving employment within its local community and we are delighted to be adding the Elevator Programme to our wide range of projects with the support of William Hill.”
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