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Poached Creative CIC was placed into creditors' voluntary liquidation on 15 November 2016. Adam Stephens and Finbarr O’Connell of Smith & Williamson LLP, 25 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6AY were appointed as joint liquidators. All queries in relation t‎o the Company should be referred to Camilla Mulholland on 020 7131 4460 or

News articles below were written by Poached trainees and our volunteer press officer. For views, visit our blog.

Hackney Citizen front page
21 Sep 2016

Poached Creative has teamed up with Wick Award to offer a volunteer training position, for a Hackney Wick resident to gain skills and help develop the projects communications.

Wick Award is a Big Local project, funded by the National Lottery, to support local initiatives in Hackney Wick and help people grow good ideas. Wick Award priorities are to promote wellbeing for all, create opportunities for young people, and making sure Wick residents benefit from training, employment and self-employment opportunities.

13 Sep 2016

Poached Creative are saddened by the departure of acclaimed street photographer Colin O’Brien, we were very shocked to learn the news especially that a week before O’Brien’s death our Director Jessica Smith accompanied by our volunteer Press Officer attended the launch of his “London Life” exhibition which was held at BootStrap. Read O’Brien’s incredible Journey by visiting the BootStrap Blog page.

O'Brien's first published work
25 Aug 2016

This month, former Poached trainee, Martin joined homeless charity St Mungo’s as a Marketing and Communications officer.

Martin first came to Poached Creative in 2013, after he had lost his job with the Department of Health. After becoming long term unemployed he also lost the house he owned and moved to supporting housing.

“I went into a hole of depression and could not get out. I was not doing anything and did not know what my next steps were. I could not figure out what I was going to do”

Martin Kitara
8 Jul 2016

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) has evidenced the difference social entrepreneurs are making to lives and communities around the UK in a social impact review launched this week.

The report, designed by Poached Creative, reviews the first three years of the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme delivered through SSE’s social franchise network of nine schools in the UK, with the programme running running in 12 locations throughout England and Scotland. 

School for Social Entrepreneurs impact review
30 Jun 2016

If you work on community projects, or as part of a charity or social enterprise, you’re probably familiar with the need to measure and report on your social impact.

Getting the numbers right is one thing. But it’s the stories behind the numbers, and the way they’re presented, that can have the biggest impact on your project or organisation.

On July 26, join Jude Habib, director of Sound Delivery and Jessica Smith, director of Poached Creative to find out how to bring your social impact to life through stories, design and social media.

Amp your impact campaign logo