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Get lucky with Payroll Giving on Black Cat Day

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. They help around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through their national network of around 230 volunteer-run branches and 37 centres. On Tuesday 27th October they are celebrating the 10th anniversary of #BlackCatDay When the campaign was launched, statistics revealed that black and black-and-white cats took, […]

October 26, 2020
Payroll Giving supporting RSPCA Adoptober

Adoptober – do it for the animals Dog rehoming has seen a huge change RSPCA are focussing on dogs in our second week of Adoptober. Coronavirus has seen a big increase in people looking for puppies, with online searches tripling. It’s great that many people are looking to rehome animals in our care, but during this time there’s also been a rise in […]

October 7, 2020
Payroll Giving supporting World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Day on 21 September is part of World Alzheimer‘s Month. In 2020 we’re talking about dementia and urging everyone to join in the conversation by becoming #DementiaFriends or by showing support with a Payroll Giving donation. This World Alzheimer’s Month, we are highlighting the importance of talking about dementia. We want to raise awareness […]

September 23, 2020
Payroll Giving supporting Gynae Cancer Awareness Month.

September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM), a time for us to shine a spotlight on ovarian cancer – the UK’s most deadly gynaecological disease. A disease that’s often overlooked, misunderstood or misdiagnosed. This September, Ovarian Cancer Action will be dispelling the myths, highlighting the facts, and asking you to help us reach the 90% […]

September 14, 2020
StC Payroll Giving Team Boycott their beds for Action for Children

Here at StC, we believe in showing our support for our fantastic charity partners not just by delivering creative and engaging Payroll Giving promotions to our employer partners but in our actions. Whether that is as individuals or as a team we regularly participate in fundraising events. This time it was Action for Children’s turn, […]

August 28, 2020
RSPCA urgently need your Payroll Giving donations

The RSPCA’s key workers have responded to 100,000 incidents* during lockdown. The animal welfare charity’s frontline officers, animal carers and vets have continued to rescue, treat and care for animals in need since the country went into lockdown on 23 March. During lockdown (24 March – 5 August), the RSPCA has answered 442,344 calls and […]

August 25, 2020
We’re leading on change for younger people with bowel cancer.

Bowel Cancer UK launched their new Never Too Young report which describes the results of a survey of almost 1,300 younger bowel cancer patients and their loved ones conducted before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Key findings of the report show that the improvements achieved to date are still not enough: younger people with bowel […]

August 18, 2020
Could you STAY:UP for Centrepoint?

For the first time, Centrepoint are challenging us to STAY:UP all night to raise money for homeless young people.   Please consider taking on the challenge to support this fantastic cause. This is our chance to come together as a business for those who have been made especially vulnerable by the pandemic.   The challenge […]

August 13, 2020
Mind supporting Employers with Mental Health

We are aware that for many organisations coronavirus is creating a lot of uncertainty and this may be having an impact on your business and employees in a number of ways. Mind are here to support you.  Mind have put together some advice and support for you and your team to help manage your wellbeing during this […]

August 11, 2020
Payroll Giving donations helped United Response stay connected during lockdown

New research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that disabled people have been more severely affected by lockdown and are suffering higher levels of anxiety and loneliness. Lockdown saw families and friends up and down the country unable to meet and communicate face to face. Because of this, United Response launched their Keeping […]

August 6, 2020
Tommy’s advice on Pregnancy during Covid 19

The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists has released official guidelines to outline information for pregnant women and new mums surrounding the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). Try not to worry and follow any advice in these guidelines. We are updating this page as new information is published. What effect does coronavirus have on pregnant […]

August 4, 2020
Payroll Giving – Locked down and Locked Out – Barnardos report

Lockdown has isolated vulnerable children and young people from services and means they are missing out on vital support, Barnardo’s frontline workers say. In the biggest ever survey of the leading children’s charity’s services’ practitioners, respondents said that fewer children and young people were being referred into services, despite increasing need.Now Barnardo’s is calling on […]

July 28, 2020
Help Shelter provide housing with Payroll Giving donations

Over the last year or two Shelter have been fighting to end DSS discrimination. What I mean by this is that a lot of people who receive benefits are not able to private rent, due to the majority of ads historically saying ‘no DSS’. This becomes especially hard when you consider the fact that 1.15 […]

July 23, 2020
Action Medical Research launch urgent Payroll Giving Appeal

Action Medical Research are launching an urgent appeal to fund research into COVID-19 and its impact on children.   Whilst research is underway to help understand the disease in adults, there is a huge gap in the research specifically focusing on children and how the virus and pandemic affects them.   Parents are living in […]

July 21, 2020
Payroll Giving supporting Childrens Hospice Week

CHILDREN’S Hospice Week 2020 is taking place this week between 22 and 28 June to celebrate and raise vital funds for the 54 children’s hospices across the UK. This year the families supported by children’s hospices have felt the effects of lockdown more than anyone, with social isolation taking its toll, families have been left exhausted after months […]

June 24, 2020
Imagine what Payroll Giving can do to support Refugee Week

Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Founded in 1998 and held every year around World Refugee Day on the 20 June, Refugee Week is also a growing global movement. Through a programme of arts, cultural and educational events alongside media and creative campaigns, Refugee Week brings about positive encounters between communities, […]

June 18, 2020
Payroll Giving supports Small Charity Week

Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and the rest of the world. It can be challenging from small charities to get their message out to the […]

June 15, 2020
Payroll Giving kindness supporting Mental Health Week

The theme for 2020 is ‘kindness’. Mental Health Awareness Week is the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health and mental health problems and inspire action to promote the message of good mental health for all.  Mental Health Awareness Week has been run by the Mental Health Foundation since 2001. How can I […]

May 20, 2020
Payroll Giving supporting Asthma UK

Many charities are under increasing pressure during the Covid19 pandemic. Some, like Asthma UK have seen a huge increase in demand for their services and are appealing for support. We are encouraging employers to set up Payroll Giving and encouraging donations by matching up to £10 for the first donation. Hear from their Helpline

April 16, 2020
Payroll Giving granting Wishes.

Make-A-Wish UK is proud to present its first ever fundraising concert, Make-A-Wish Presents: An Easter Music Eggstravaganza on Sat 11 April! It’s guaranteed to be a fabulous event and you will be helping this charity continue to make dreams come true for terminally ill children

March 11, 2020
Payroll Giving supporting Tommy

In the UK, it is estimated that 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss during pregnancy or birth. 60,000 babies are born prematurely. Tommy’s vision is a world where no parent is left devastated by the loss or premature birth of a baby. We research causes and treatments so that we can make pregnancy and birth safer for […]

March 5, 2020
Random Acts of Kindness Day huge success for Payroll Giving

Monday 17th February was Random Act of Kindness day. Celebrated across the world it also afforded a great opportunity for our employer partners to hold Payroll Giving promotions throughout the UK and Ireland. Great for employers, employees and their nominated charities. Here’s some other stories from the day to warm your heart

February 19, 2020
Payroll Giving enabling Child Bereavement to show the love.

Child Bereavement are delighted to share their new Impact Film, highlighting the key things you have helped them to achieve in their last financial year. With your support, they have helped more bereaved families and professionals; they have made their services available in more locations and developed new ways for people to access support; and they have worked with schools […]

February 13, 2020
WDC new Payroll Giving link supplied by StC Payroll Giving

We were delighted to receive this email from one of our charity partners.Whale and Dolphin Conservation Jasmine Rennards sent a lovely email when we set up their online Payroll Giving facility “Wow I LOVE your link. So quick and the colours look amazing. Thank you so much!! Everything is perfect. I will add in the new […]

February 5, 2020
Payroll Giving supports World Cancer Day

On 4 February we celebrate World Cancer Day 2020 – a day that unites people, communities and entire countries to raise awareness and take action. Cancer is a global challenge. In 2018, 18 million people world-wide were diagnosed with cancer. Today, thanks to research, 2 in 4 people in the UK survive their cancer for […]

February 4, 2020
125 charities make Charity Film Awards 2020 shortlist

The Charity Film Awards 2020 shortlist from public voting has been revealed, with 125 charities listed, from We are Sunshine People and Coppafeel!, to Groundwork UK, CLIC Sargent, Muslim Aid, and Anthony Nolan. 400 charities submitted their films and more than 65,000 members of the public cast their votes for their choice of charity film. Read more

January 25, 2020
Talcum Powder and ovarian cancer: what’s the story?

Ovarian Cancer Action shared a new study published today has found no statistically significant relationship between talc use and the development of ovarian cancer. The study is the largest ever analysis addressing the link between using talc for feminine hygiene and development of ovarian cancer. Find out more

January 8, 2020
StC Christmas presents support Rising Star

Our very own team of Santa’s helpers gathering a staggering number of parcels for this year’s chosen charity Rising Sun. Rising Sun are a local charity in Kent that provide services for women, children and families who are affected by domestic violence.  “Thank you so much for the amazing array of gifts for our Christmas […]

December 18, 2019
Reduce stress with Payroll Giving

It’s National Stress Awareness Day providing people with an opportunity to think about our wellbeing and find advice or support on managing stress. To maintain our wellbeing, we need to be able to recognise what’s making us stressed to help us learn how to deal with it. Find out ways to manage your stress at […]

November 6, 2019
Potential new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

We wanted to share the most amazing news, from the Alzheimers Society, that’s just come out of the US – Biogen is filing for the approval of a new treatment for early stage Alzheimer’s disease. This is potentially the first new dementia drug in 15 years! Dr James Pickett, Alzheimer’s Society Head of Research said: […]

October 30, 2019


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