The sessions are delivered by volunteers from each of the partner companies as well as staff and students from the University of Nottingham Business School.
It’s a free product for Schools and covers 50% of finance education on the curriculum.
Over 7300 students and 290 business volunteers have now gone through this financial literacy programme and we know through evaluations that the key messages are hitting home.
This is a fantastic way for businesses to contribute to the community and engage with different groups (age, culture, profession, seniority) whilst providing an opportunity to share individual financial / life experiences at the same time. In addition volunteers benefit from further developing confidence, presentation and adaptation skills.
The Cheese is starting to spread further afield with delivery now happening in Derby and Leeds and plans afoot for Cardiff, Manchester, Newcastle, London and Germany!