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Domestic and General staff engage in charity fundraising activities

Domestic and General employees have engaged in sports challenges and team activities to raise money for charity. Employees across the appliance care organisation’s four UK offices took part in a static bike ride, a virtual running challenge, and the creation of a giant paper chain in order to raise money and awareness for charity The Mix, […]

EXCLUSIVE: Personal Group aligns charity activities with Olympics

Personal Group is to align its staff charity fundraising activities with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The benefits provider will host a team fitness challenge, Wii Olympics and skydiving. All proceeds will go to local charity Willen Hospice. Since it chose the palliative care and support charity in July 2011, Personal Group staff […]

EXCLUSIVE: Willis Group offers fundraising events for staff

Since selecting Children’s Hospices UK as its charity of the year for 2011, Willis Group has introduced a variety of fundraising activities for its staff to take part in. Employees have pledged to raise £100,000, with the insurance broker matching the funds raised to a maximum of £50,000. The fundraising efforts started with a 284-mile […]

Simplyhealth and Samaritans partner for fundraising day

Healthcare provider Simplyhealth has partnered with charity Samaritans for a fundraising day, Feel Good Friday, that is open to all employers. The inaugural event will take place on 3 February 2012 with activities such as wearing slippers into work, hosting a comedy night, and taking part in feel-good challenges. A dedicated website for Feel Good […]

KPMG employees use volunteer days to raise £1 million for NSPCC

As of January 2020, UK-based employees of professional services firm KPMG have used the organisation’s volunteering leave policy to help raise £1 million for staff charity the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). KPMG staff are allocated six days per year to use for volunteering purposes; in 2019, employees used these […]

Astellas cascades CSR communications through its workforce

Pharmaceutical firm Astellas communicates its corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy through presentations to its people managers, who can then cascade updates and information to their colleagues as they see fit. It utilises posters, banners and messages on plasma screens throughout its offices to make sure it is highlighted to its 400 UK employees during their day-to-day working […]

How to engage employees with corporate social responsibility policies

Need to know: Effective communication is needed to engage employees with corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies. Employees involved in CSR initiatives are generally more engaged with an organisation’s culture and values. Communication could take a range of forms, for example, highlighting CSR aims through a bikes-for-work scheme. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies can highlight what sets […]

Sainsbury’s staff raise money for Sport Relief

Sainsbury’s employees have helped to raise £6.5 million for charity Sport Relief, £1 million higher than that given by the supermarket chain in 2012. Sainsbury’s offered employees the opportunity to take part in a range of fundraising activities in the weeks leading up to Friday 21 March, when the first-ever Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games took […]

Health Shield set to participate in Cash Plan Provider Golf Day

On 16 September, Health Shield and six other health cash plan providers — Westfield, Engage Mutual, Simply Health, Birmingham Hospital Saturday Fund, Medicash and Hospital Saturday Fund — will come together to participate in the Cash Plan Provider Golf Day.

Employers should do more around charity work

Just under half (43%) of respondents felt their employer should be doing more to help charities in their local community, according to research by fundraising platform Give as you Live. Its Donor survey, which questioned more than 1,000 UK workers, found that 52% of respondents said their organisation does not have an official charity that […]