Charity News

On Monday 10th June the UEL/Haberdashers'  Entrepreneur Award Ceremony was held at Haberdashers' Hall. The awards are a partnership between the Haberdashers' Company and the University of East London designed to give businesses owned by UEL students and alumni a financial boost to encourage growth.



2019 award winners pictured with the Master and representatives from UEL


The programme has been running for over 10 years and has supported more than 100... Read More


The Haberdashers’ Company is delighted to announce a funding award to the Smallpeice Trust for the Arkwright Engineering Scholarships 2019. The photo below shows the Haberdasher Arkwright Engineering Scholars from 2018, with Engineering Mentor Andrew Tarpey, Liveryman. 


Award Winners 2018. Left to right: Andrew Tarpey, Liveryman and... Read More

Please see the presentation below for some examples of charities recently supported by the Haberdashers' Company:


The Master and the Rt. Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman Peter Estlin, presenting Matthew Stanley with the Haberdashers' Company Prize of a Gold Medal Award and a cheque for £500. At only 15 years old, Matthew is believed to be one of the youngest ever winners of a City and Guilds award. The award ceremony took place on Monday 11 March at Carptenters' Hall, London.


More About Matthew

Matthew Stanley is a student at Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC), a specialist City & Guilds independent college based in Redditch, Worcs. He has... Read More

The Haberdashers’ Company, through its charitable foundations, proudly maintains its historic links with the haberdashery trade by awarding around £80,000 annually in grants to charities or institutions that help support the textiles industry. 

The Company has recently become the first livery company to support a full post-graduate scholarship at the Royal College of Art, the RCA Haberdashers’ Textile Scholarship. 

The Royal College of Art is ranked number one in the world for art and design and brings together the greatest concentration of postgraduate art and design talent... Read More

The Haberdashers' Entrepreneurs Awards, in partnership with the University of East London, were celebrated at Haberdashers' Hall on 11th June. The aim of the programme is to give businesses owned by UEL students and alumni a financial boost to encourage growth; since its inception 10 years ago it has supported 114 businesses, 85% of which are still trading.

The award recipients went through a thorough assessment process, each receiving £2,000 and a support package including one-to-one mentoring, growth workshops and a funded student... Read More