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Coping with Grief: Barnardo’s tips for parents.

Barnardo’s is releasing some tips for parents about how to help their children cope with the death of a family member during the Covid-19 pandemic. Before Covid-19, official stats showed one in 29 five-16 year olds had been bereaved of a parent or sibling – that’s at least one child in every average class. With …

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March 29, 2021
#ForPupsSake: Stop puppy imports!

The RSPCA are urging us to be more vigilent when purchasing pups. Unsurprisingly, lockdown has increased the demand for puppies with people willing to pay double the usual rate. This has led to unscrupulous breeders and sellers of smuggled puppies seizing the opportunity to take advantage of an unsuspecting public. Sadly, many of these dogs will …

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March 24, 2021
Payroll Giving supports Ovarian Cancer Month

We need to keep ovarian cancer in the spotlight this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and beyond reports Ovarian Cancer Action. Did you know that over 24% of women who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer are in their 70s? Sadly, they are not receiving the standard of care that they deserve. And women don’t just deserve …

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March 15, 2021
The Great Daffodil Appeal for Marie Curie

The Great Daffodil Appeal means even more to Marie Curie in 2021 than previous years. Marie Curie Nurses have been on the front line of the pandemic providing vital care for dying people and their loved ones. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many people have unexpectedly been affected by the loss of someone …

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March 11, 2021
St John vaccination volunteers deliver.

We’re proud to say over 10,000 #StJohnPeople are on the frontline of the NHS England COVID-19 vaccination programme, with thousands more waiting in the wings. As millions of the most vulnerable people are vaccinated against COVID-19, our vaccination volunteers are playing their part in our biggest ever mobilisation. Watch the video here We’re using our longstanding expertise in empowering …

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March 9, 2021
Take Practical Action with your Payroll Giving Donation

Time is running out to take advantage of the matched donation support from the UK government. Matched funding to Practical Action ends on 9th March. For 3 months, running from December 8th 2020 – March 8th 2021, Practical Action will have public donations to our Turn the Tables on Climate Change project in Nepal matched …

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March 4, 2021
Supporting Samaritans with Payroll Giving

Every seven seconds, Samaritans answer a call for help. ​They’re there, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope and needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure. ​Samaritans is not only for the moment of crisis, they’re taking action to prevent the crisis. ​ ​Samaritans gives people ways to cope and the skills to be there for others. They encourage, promote, and celebrate those moments of connection between people …

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March 1, 2021
Can Payroll Giving help Action for Children prevent Childhood Crisis?

Action for Children key workers warn families at rock bottom, fearing worse to come in childhood crisis Survey of charity’s frontline staff finds parents and children at breaking point – some suicidal – as families struggle to put food on the table, heat homes, afford bills – with some isolated new mums saying they wish …

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February 22, 2021
Payroll Giving – The Secret Benefit

Now, more than ever, employers are aware that a successful company relies on happy staff and benefits can be a great way to increase morale and make staff feel valued. But they do not always come cheap and SME’s are, overall, feeling the pinch during these turbulent times. But ……there is a staff benefit which …

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February 9, 2021
Support World Cancer Day with Payroll Giving

World Cancer Day every 4 February is dedicated to raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action. Let’s reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equal for all – no matter who you are or where you live. …

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February 4, 2021
Rethink, Mind and Samaritans help with New Every Mind Matters campaign

The new campaign launches to support the nation’s mental health, as half of adults say they are more worried during this current lockdown than in March 2020. A new survey, commissioned by Public Health England (PHE) at the start of the current government restrictions, reveals the impact coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on adults’ mental wellbeing …

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January 28, 2021
Abelour Payroll Giving appeal against Poverty

Scottish children’s charity, Aberlour has published a new report which warns thousands more families are at risk of falling into poverty due to the economic impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. Aberlour issued the warning after the true extent of increased demand on its Urgent Assistance Fund was revealed in the new report, which was …

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January 6, 2021
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, …

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October 29, 2020
Payroll Giving supporting RSPCA Adoptober

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 puppy imports. We’re asking people to research before buying a puppy to avoid unexpected behavioural and health problems – …

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October 19, 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 of how it impacts the …

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October 1, 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% …

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October 1, 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, …

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October 1, 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 dealt with …

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October 1, 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 cancer are …

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October 1, 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 is to …

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October 1, 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 …

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October 1, 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 …

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October 1, 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 …

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October 1, 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 …

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October 1, 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 …

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October 1, 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 fear of …

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October 1, 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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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

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