Tags: Charity

UK workers reveal their top 10 most awkward office moments

Workers across the UK have revealed what they think are the top ten most socially awkward situations that, inevitably, occur in the workplace. The survey was conducted as part of the British Heart Foundation’s Raise Funds Your Way campaign to get workplaces fundraising to fight heart disease.

Red Letter Days for Business launch new charity giving option

Red Letter Days for Business, the incentive and reward experts from Red Letter Days, is leading the way with an industry first by signing a charity to its popular incentive voucher, Lifestyle. Lifestyle enables employees and customers to be rewarded with a voucher that they can redeem with top UK retailers, cinemas, entertainment brands, on…

Charities urged not to take part in new Workfare scheme

The bosses of the 200,000 registered charities in the UK were urged not to take part in the government’s new ‘workfare’ programme launched today (Monday 28 April). The new mandatory Community Work Placements require that jobseeker’s allowance (JSA) claimants do six months work placement – or risk losing their benefits. Unite, the country’s largest union,…

IntaPeople kick-starts ‘20 for 20’ charity drive with ‘St David’s Day Dangle’ for Teenage Cancer

Cardiff-based specialist recruitment company launches year-long charity campaign to mark 20 years in business. While many were enjoying festivities in traditional fashion, this St David’s Day saw a team of brave IntaPeople recruitment consultants abseiling 177-feet from Newport Transporter Bridge for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Forming part of Jeff Smith’s Everest at Fifty challenge, which aims to…

Government measures could result in deaf workers losing their jobs

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) and other leading deaf organisations are urgently calling on the government to reassess cost-cutting policy changes to their Access to Work scheme, which are creating barriers to employing deaf people and preventing them from playing a full role in the workplace in the future. With deaf people already four…

Payroll Giving speeded up

New proposals to make it quicker for charities to collect donations and easier for employers to encourage charitable donations using Payroll Giving have been announced by the government. Following a consultation, the government is to almost halve the processing time for donations from 60 to 35 days, allowing charities to access the money that has been donated more…