Fleur Sexton DL on the board to promote the work and impact of women in business

Women of The Year are proud to introduce three new board members Dr Sharon Redrobe OBE, Fleur Sexton DL & Jennie Johnson MBE. The WOTY Team are trailblazers in their own communities & industry and champion equality, diversity and inclusion. Fiona Allen DL, Jenny Campbell, Fleur Sexton DL, Zalena Vandrewala, Dr Sharon Redrobe OBE, Jennie Johnson MBE and Emma Elston […]

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Coventry training provider opens new Leamington office to help jobless find work in area

A leading national training provider will be working alongside a prominent further education college in Leamington to help people in the area out of unemployment and into meaningful work. PET-Xi has set up a new office at Royal Leamington Spa College – part of WCG – to deliver the government’s Restart Scheme on behalf of Jobs 22 for unemployed people […]

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Embrace the Pandemic Positives by Fleur Sexton DL

Fleur Sexton DL shares smart ways to maximise the skills learnt in lockdown Lockdown was challenging for everyone, especially children. However, challenges also bring positive outcomes and we need to optimise the positives – to recognise, build upon and celebrate the skills learnt during lockdown. Resilience – the ‘superpower’ that everyone needs; flexibility and the ability to adapt to change, […]

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PET-XI gives young people the chance to flourish in the hospitality industry

Metropolis provides a life-affirming opportunity for young people to gain qualifications, experience and turn their lives around Our aim is for the restaurant to be a real destination with the city, as well as be an excellent restaurant that has the benefit of being a training ground for young people who may need help, guidance and training. Metropolis will provide […]

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New restaurant opens in Coventry to transform young people’s lives

A new Coventry restaurant which will help transform young people’s lives has been officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Metropolis, run by national Coventry training provider PET-Xi, was officially opened on Saturday, July 10 with radio presenter John Dalziel cutting a ribbon to welcome its first guests after dozens of diners pre-booked in advance of the opening. And Coventry town […]

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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Coventry

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today were in Coventry to celebrate the beginning of their year as the UK City of Culture.   Firstly, Their Royal Highnesses toured Coventry Cathedral in what marks the 59th anniversary of its Consecration year. Her Majesty The Queen attended the Consecration in 1962. At the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, […]

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The judging panel for our Modern-Day Lady Godiva has been revealed!

The judging panel of amazing Coventry women includes; Charlotte Moore, Fleur Sexton, Jane Hytch, Nyasha Pitt, Reem Doukmak, Sebbie Mudhai, and Trish Adudu.Over 100 people were nominated for the call-out, and the panel now has the unenviable job of deciding which 12 women will be chosen as modern-day Lady Godivas, and feature in a key moment of the Coventry UK […]

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PET-Xi goes international

A Coventry-based national training provider which helps learners get the skills they need to get ahead has gone international. Multi award-winning PET-Xi, which has been operating for 26 years, is now offering a wide range of courses to learners based outside of the UK through its new ‘PET-Xi International College’. The International College can now be accessed through its new […]

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Remote work experience for our next generation workforce – what can be done?

Education Today – February 2021 With the pandemic sabotaging so many key experiences that should be shaping young people’s lives and aspirations, work experience is one area where businesses can step up their game and provide invaluable support and inspiration to the next generation of our workforce. To read the first of Fleur Sexton’s new monthly column click here.

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Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce – Board Members

The Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce board is made up from a diverse range of sectors, to inform, support and provide expertise on a wide range of business areas. Our board’s primary purpose is to ensure the prosperity of the Chamber by mutually directing the finance and policy agenda. Our Board meets quarterly to strategically set and assess the […]

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