School students learn about warehousing from Ocado

School students find out about cool opportunities in warehousing and distribution   Wow that was really cool!  Walking through the fridge room at the Ocado warehouse felt like stepping out into the Arctic wilderness – except we were surrounded by ice cream packs!  It was another surprise, on a visit that took a ice axe … Continued

Three ideas to bring creativity into the business

Business owners often look for ways they can stand out from the crowd, here are three ideas that will bring creativity into the business.   Red Potato are involved in several projects that are connecting businesses with schools.  Most importantly, these projects are also bringing creativity to businesses. Here are three ideas that will bring … Continued

The real reason for a Jobs Fair

For the last few months we have been working with colleagues at The Galleria shopping centre. That work will come to fruition this week at the Galleria Jobs Fair! The Jobs Fair at the Galleria Shopping Centre will highlight the range of jobs that are available now.  Even though they are local jobs, for many … Continued

Step into Hospitality

We took our first Step into Hospitality, in December. …Everyone liked it so much we will be taking a second Step into Hospitality course in January 2017! Red Potato were commissioned to design and deliver the course.  Following the course one of the delegates said “I have enjoyed this course, it opened my eyes to a lot … Continued

Health and education

Red Potato develops a strong expertise in health. Red Potato have been privileged to be working with three very different organisations over the last few months. Each organisation is different but they are linked by their commitment to improving health and wellbeing. The three organisations are : (1) the National Health Service, (2) a beauty clinic and (3) … Continued

2016-17 Welwyn Hatfield Dragons Apprentice Challenge

2016-17 Welwyn Hatfield Dragons Apprentice Challenge puts fire in the belly!   The successful launch of the 2016-17 Welwyn Hatfield Dragons Apprentice Challenge was in early October.  The teams are now hard at work putting together their plans and learning about how to fully exploit the resources available to them. Some of the things that … Continued

Careers Events

Careers events The new school term means more focus on education and crucially equipping young people with the skills to get a job.  The Red Potato team are already working with several business partners who wish to run careers events.  The events will be very different.  Each event is aimed at a different section of … Continued

Business Start-up training & people who are HIV Positive

Time for me to Shine workshops & HIV Positive Red Potato are really pleased to be working with our HertsAid friends to deliver part of the “Time for me to shine” programme.  “Time for me to shine” comprises of five employability workshops that will be held in September and October 2016. The workshops are aimed at HIV … Continued

East & North Herts NHS Trust AGM & Schools

East & North Herts NHS Trust AGM & Schools Well done to all the schools who participated in the East & North Herts NHS Trust AGM! Red Potato worked with teams from local schools to help them prepare their “pitch”.  The NHS staff and many local health agencies were attending the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which … Continued

Getting lasered – all part of the job!

The Letchworth Clinic Video Shoot Great to meet Graeme Riddle and the team at the Letchworth Clinic today!   We were made really welcome and got to know more about the range of services that are provided by the Clinic.  This is a report on the big day: The Letchworth Clinic Video Shoot! Laser Close up We … Continued