BigPicture Learning Limited helps put over 1000 employees in the picture for national client


Based at Clavering House Business Centre, BigPicture Learning recently helped Working Links to enthuse over 1000 employees about the potential for further growth and to recognise the need to move forward as one business, with no functional silos or barriers.

Working Links delivers employability, learning and skills and justice sector programmes to thousands of people in the UK and internationally, on behalf of a wide range of government and funding bodies.

Working Links had rapidly evolved since its inception, so staff had experienced a lot of change. The organisation had also recently taken over the running of run three community-based companies, so needed to needed to integrate colleagues from these organisations into the wider business.

BigPicture Learning working with Working Links

BigPicture Learning worked with the Working Links Executive Team to develop the narrative behind the story they wanted to tell to their employees.  We then created a bespoke Learning Map System for line managers to use with their teams to explore the shifting social and political climate the business operates within and everyone’s role in delivering the vision.


The impact of the Learning Map System amongst employees has been significant.

  • 97% said they now understood the drivers of change and volatility for the business.
  • 89% reported that they saw the value of better collaboration across the business.
  • Almost 9 out of 10 of those surveyed said that following the Learning Map System sessions they could now see a greater connection between the values across functions.
  • Almost 90% also confirmed that they now realised there were more things they can positively influence in their working environment than they had previously thought.

Working Links Chief HR Officer, Clare Davey, said:

“I think this has been the most powerful process Working Links has ever taken their people through. Everyone has learnt something new.  It’s been so motivating to see those light bulb moments, to see people engaging in the sessions.  We have a wealth of rich feedback and are working on plans to keep the momentum going.”

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HamiltonGold outside Clavering House Business Centre

A new source of investment is open for business!

Rivers Capital Partners, based at Clavering House Business Centre, and Hamilton Capital Partners are pleased to announce a new venture with the launch of HamiltonGold.


The collaboration combines the successful investment track record of Hamilton with that of the team in Rivers to raise capital for businesses in the North of England and Scotland.


With an active approach to investing, we work to manage investee businesses for growth and sale. HamiltonGold uses a range of equity, mezzanine and debt finance covering an investment range from £200,000 to £10 million. We are managing investments and syndicate deals as well as building a mezzanine fund, targeting significant returns.  The fund is raising £100 million and already has a cornerstone investment from Hamilton Capital.

HamiltonGold outside Clavering House Business Centre


Jonathan Gold, Founding Partner of Rivers Capital commented:  “We are delighted to announce this new venture with Hamilton.  It brings together our strong investment track records.  We are working up to around £10 million in individual equity deals while also tapping in to the real demand for mezzanine debt into established and profitable businesses that are at a transformational point in their life cycle.”


Andrew Lapping, Founding Partner of Hamilton Capital added:  “There is a natural fit with Rivers and we look forward to building on the foundations of our strong working relationship through HamiltonGold.  In addition, with the introduction of HamiltonGold Equity, we are able to provide private investors with a mechanism to invest with our expertise and experience in high growth opportunities.”


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