Case Studies

Rising Star, Alexandra Lunn

Rising Star, Alexandra Lunn

Alexandra Lunn, a design director, was the recipient of a Rising Star Award back in 2011. She was one of nine winners who were supported to help their career development in the early years of the awards. Studying Visual Communication as a student at the Glasgow School...

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Rising Star gains a promotion thanks to award

Rising Star gains a promotion thanks to award

Rachael Hunt works at Visual Print and Design, a Lincoln-based print and design company. Last year she was named a Rising Star and has gone from strength to strength since then. We caught up with her a year on to find out how the award has supported her career. ...

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‘I was so excited to be able to study again’

‘I was so excited to be able to study again’

Gracia Irvine is Marketing Executive at Meteor Inkjet Ltd and was named a Rising Star in 2021. We spoke to her about her job and how the award has supported her career aspirations.  ‘I have worked in the industrial inkjet industry for nearly four years, supporting the...

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“You’re always there for me if I need help”

“You’re always there for me if I need help”

Five years ago, Maria had to reduce her working hours for health reasons and ended up in debt. She got in touch with Citizens Advice and was referred to the financial advice charity, Turn2Us, which suggested The Printing Charity may be able to help her. Maria thought...

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“Print is a truly exciting sector to be in”

“Print is a truly exciting sector to be in”

Our Rising Star Awards help young talent in the sector further their careers with grants of up to £1500 to help fund training for their personal and professional development. We spoke to Samuel Price, Sales Office Manager at Platinum Print, to find out a bit more...

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“I enjoy every minute of living at Southwood Court”

“I enjoy every minute of living at Southwood Court”

"This is not a place to be missed if you get the opportunity to move in." Several of Matthew's friends recommended Southwood Court to him and his daughter helped him to apply to the charity. His mother and three sisters had worked at Cahill Printers in Dublin so he...

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