Whether your company has worked with a charity before or not, we’ll make it easy for you to get involved, so if you want to recruit potential blood stem cell donors from within your company, choose us as your Charity of the Year partner, design a bespoke partnership, sponsor or enter teams into our events or donate your time, services or expertise, please do get in touch. We’d love to hear from you!
Research shows that engaged employees are happier and more productive.
Fundraising at work is about having fun. It’s a great way to build team spirit and get people involved but it also gives your employees the chance to make a real difference.
“Culture and engagement is the most important issue companies face around the world. 87 percent of organizations cite culture and engagement as one of their top challenges. Organizations that create a culture defined by meaningful work, deep employee engagement ….. are outperforming their peers and will likely beat their competition in attracting top talent.” (Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2015 report.)
“88% of Milennials say their job is more fulfilling when they are provided opportunities to make a positive impact on social and environmental issues.” (2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study)
DKMS can work with Companies to facilitate and encourage employee engagement in a variety of ways.
Our Corporate partners can match employee donations and money raised through fundraising activities so DKMS will receive double the support. Match Funding can demonstrate a company’s support and commitment to causes their employees care about.
Payroll Giving is a scheme run through HMRC which allows employees to make simple, tax-effective donations to any UK charity or good cause. If you pay your employees through PAYE (as most UK companies do), you can set up a Payroll Giving scheme. Donations are deducted from gross pay – before tax is deducted. This gives immediate tax relief on donations and means it costs less for your employees to donate.