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The company's report, entitled Workplace benefits, surveyed a total of 349 employers across the UK and found that workplace pensions are one of the most valuable financial benefits for employees, with this being cited by 36 per cent of respondents.
Other valued financial benefits for employees include season ticket loans (44 per cent) and payroll giving (43 per cent). Employers also believe that a share option scheme is a valuable benefit for employees, with this being cited...
Posted on: 20/12/2017 Categories: Fundraising News
Employers are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Payroll Giving scheme, holding special promotions events including Retro party themes, visits from Bertie and spreading the message through socila media.
Royal Mail, ardent supporters of the Payroll Giving scheme, have released a postmark to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the scheme. The postmark will be used on mail between Monday 10th and Saturday 15th July.
Keep an eye out for this postmark on your mail.
Posted on: 12/07/2017 Categories: Fundraising News
The Independent's ninth Happy List is a collection of 50 inspirational heroes and heroines whose kindness, courage and selflessness make our country a better place to live. The Happy List was founded in 2008 as an antidote to those tedious lists that celebrate wealth and big bank balances. Instead, it honours the Great Britons doing extraordinary things for others with no thought of personal gain, who often go largely unnoticed and unrewarded.
Join Make A Wish today and change their lives – all for the price of a coffee a week.
Why wishes are so important
When a child is fighting a life-threatening condition, their future is uncertain. Their whole family's world is turned upside down.
That's why wishes are so important. Once their most cherished wish is granted, a child will see that anything is possible. It gives them and their family the emotional strength they desperately...
Posted on: 19/12/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
When supporter Bob Mitchell's life was turned upside down by breast cancer, he was determined to do something to stop other families suffering like his did.
It's only thanks to your long-term support that we're able to plan research projects that span years and even decades – helping to pave the way for new discoveries that really do have the power to change the future for people affected by breast cancer.
When breast cancer turned supporter Bob Mitchell's life upside down,...
Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone that took part in the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2016! With a big thanks to all our staff and clients that were involved in this wonderful event!
Most Successful sustained scheme – Large. Winner - Sainsbury's
Best promotional partnership – Small. Winner - Balcas and STC Payroll Giving
Best promotional partnership – Large. Winner - Sainsbury's and STC Payroll Giving
Most Innovative campaign...
Posted on: 21/11/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
Take on a Mencap Firewalk this autumn and raise money for people with a learning disability. They've got events in Cambridge, Poole, Norwich and Manchester.
Walk across burning embers to help raise funds and change the lives of people with a learning disability.
By daring to take part you will be helping people with a learning disability to take a big step forward to living they life they want.
There is no age restriction for the firewalk but if you're aged under...
Posted on: 06/11/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
Sam wanted a long career in the Army, but he was medically discharged after being shot.
"What are you doing in Afghan mum?"
The last thing Sam remembered was being next to a compound in Afghanistan whilst the infantry cleared the outside. He'd been kneeling next to his mate Chidders, having a fag and a chat.
Now he'd woken up in hospital, with his mum sitting next to him.
"No Sam, you're in England," she said.
He looked down at his chest and could see...
Posted on: 31/10/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
Leanne had to retire from her job as a firefighter when she was diagnosed with Parkinson's in February 2011 aged 43. She's since found a passion for fundraising.
First symptoms and diagnosis
The first symptoms Leanne remembers were finding it difficult to change gear on her bicycle and struggling to double click a computer mouse. She attributed these problems to a trapped nerve.
A year later while on holiday in Mexico, she noticed she was dragging her feet....
Posted on: 18/09/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
Deafblind people from the UK and around Europe will be gathering to enjoy a week of sporting activity in Devon from the 12th to the 16th of September.
The initiative by the Deafblind International Outdoor Network and Sense, will bring together over 60 deafblind people and support staff from the UK and around Europe, to participate in a week of outdoor activity at the award winning Calvert Trust adventure centre in Exmoor.
The event will enable people with physical, learning, behavioural...
Eighteen-year-old Matthew has recently completed an epic fundraising challenge in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Matthew ran from the source of the River Thames in Gloucestershire to the Thames Barrier in London, a total of 184 miles split into 26.2-mile legs each day for a week. Here, Matthew tells us about his challenge, what motivated him and what he hopes to achieve in the future.
Posted on: 21/08/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
Nine-year-old Alfie, from Aberdeen, has lots of favourite things about school but his top four are "being with his friends, taking part in gym, big maths and computers". He is being treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for a rare condition that causes benign tumours to spread throughout the body. Alfie's mum, Tracy, tells GOSH why she is so proud of her son on his first day back at school.
Back to school
Going to school provides...
Posted on: 17/08/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
Tony Whittle was diagnosed with multiple-system atrophy (MSA), a rare neurological disorder similar to Parkinson's disease, in March 2013. It looked like Tony's illness might prevent him from attending his son Joe's wedding, as he needed an operation three days before the big day – but hospice and hospital staff made sure he made it to the church.
Tony's illness affected him gradually at first, but over the past 12 months he has needed more and more care. His wife Claire says: "MSA...
St Martin-in-the-Fields Confirmed as Venue for National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2016
The Government-endorsed National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards (NPGEA) will be held at this fantastic central London location on Wednesday 16th November.
This annual occasion is an exciting opportunity for representatives from all corners of the Payroll Giving world to gather and celebrate with employers and individuals who have encouraged and promoted Payroll Giving throughout the...
Posted on: 20/07/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
If your friend, relative, colleague or neighbour has cancer, it can be hard to know what to do for the best. We can help you find the right words and give you some tips to help, because nobody should have to face cancer alone.
If you're not sure where to start then visit The Source. It's a collection of simple, practical tips from people who have first hand experience supporting loved ones with cancer.
Read their advice or help others by sharing your own tips here >>
My cousin Laurent is one of the 1.4 million people with a learning disability in the UK. Growing up with Laurent I know that people with a learning disability have the same hopes and dreams for their lives as all young people do.
However others are sometimes awkward and afraid when it comes to engaging with someone with a learning disability and that means they are often ignored and overlooked.
We need to change this and stop ignoring the talents and contributions that people...
A battle rages in over 100,000 people across the UK with MS. Their nerve cells are under attack and desperately need protecting. Five teams of MS superheroes are here to defend everyone in the UK affected by MS. Their superpower? They can beat MS. You have that power too.
This spring MS Society UK are recognising Everyday Superheroes for the incredible work they're doing to beat MS. They're celebrating everyone's contributions to the lives of people affected by MS, but why are they using...
Posted on: 02/05/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
In September 2015 a group of us got together in a pub and decided to run the London Marathon. Crazy Right? Well not so crazy when you think about how much easier fundraising is when you work in a team.
We're Baz, Karl, Lewis, Luke, Mick, Pat, Paul, Shaun, Steve and Sarah, aka The Green Milers. We're a mixed bunch of folk, covering a range of different trades, skills and ages. Things kicked off with a bang at our first fundraiser: a charity carwash. It was a big success here on the...
Posted on: 04/04/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
Bad Hair Day is coming!
We're asking people across the UK to wear bad hair and donate on Friday 12 February 2016. Pop on a wacky wig, crimp your crop, mousse up a mean Mohawk and make a difference to the lives of thousands of very ill children who need our help every year.
Sign up today to receive your free fundraising kit, packed full of materials,...
Posted on: 08/02/2016 Categories: Fundraising News
StC Payroll Giving team members Mandy and Bettina got involved in #GivingTuesday preparations this week.
WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY?
#GivingTuesday (1st December in 2015) is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and the online shopping boom on Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to come together to show the world why it's good to give. Whether it's making a donation, volunteering your time or just spreading the word at the start of the Christmas shopping...
Posted on: 13/11/2015 Categories: Fundraising News
Posted on: 05/09/2015 Categories: Fundraising News
StC Payroll Giving welcomes the revised figures from HMRC showing that donations to charity through pay have increased by a whopping £37 million to £155 million for the financial year 2012-13 and not £6million as was initially reported by HMRC in June 2013.
The good news keeps coming; as the number of employees using payroll giving in the UK is more than 1 million first time since the scheme began. There are now 1,022,000 employees giving...
Posted on: 28/01/2014 Categories: Fundraising News
The IoF PiFAs (Institute of Fundraising Partners in Fundraising Awards) 2014 were held at The Hurlingham Club on Tuesday 21 January.
The Awards celebrates those organisations and individuals who have been recognised by a distinguished panel of judges as having made a real difference in their field. StC Payroll Giving are proud to have been shortlisted this year in the category 'Best Payroll Giving Partner'.
Comedian Hal Cruttenden compered a great evening, celebrating the...
Posted on: 27/01/2014 Categories: Fundraising News
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