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Shortlist announced for 2015 NPGE Awards

6th October 2015|

The Institute of Fundraising and the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations have today announced the shortlist for this year’s National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards. Mervi Slade of Save the Children, Chair of the Judging Panel, said: “Once again we were delighted to have received so many entries for this year’s Awards, recognising organisations and [...]

Payroll Giving MOU – changes to charity statements take effect from October 1st

1st October 2015|

Payroll Giving MOU – changes to charity statements take effect from October 1st Following the Government consultation on Payroll Giving, the Government facilitated a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Payroll Giving Agencies, The Institute of Fundraising and the Payroll Giving Special Interest Group. The agreement has been created to increase transparency and clarity in information-sharing [...]

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2015 to be held in the House of Lords

15th July 2015|

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has announced that the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards ceremony will be held in November this year to celebrate the efforts of employers, charities and professional partnerships in promoting Payroll Giving in the workplace. Any employer who has achieved a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Payroll Giving Award Certificate is [...]

APGO Members sign Memorandum of Understanding

24th June 2015|

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is a voluntary agreement between Payroll Giving Agencies (PGAs) and charities. The MoU sets out for the first time a shared way of working for Payroll Giving as well as agreed data reporting templates. APGO members Charitable Giving, Charities Trust and Charities Aid Foundation – the largest PGAs in the UK [...]

Payroll Giving awards should continue despite funding concerns say agencies

16th March 2015|

Britain’s Payroll Giving agencies and professional fundraising organisations have pledged to continue recognising excellence in employee giving, despite uncertainty over future Government funding. Members of the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) which represents bodies working with companies to allow people to give regularly to charities through their pay packets, said they would continue recognising [...]

Companies Celebrate Success of Payroll Giving at National Awards Ceremony

13th November 2014|

Companies from across the UK have come together to celebrate the success of Payroll Giving at this year’s National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards held at the Treasury in Whitehall. Winners included Arriva London, Henderson Group, Maxus, London Borough of Islington, Retail Trust, Wickes, Prudential and DHL UK The National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards celebrate companies [...]

NPGE Awards 2014 Shortlist!

27th October 2014|

The Institute of Fundraising has today announced the shortlist for this year’s National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards. Mervi Slade of Save the Children, who chaired the judging panel, said: “Once again we were delighted to have received so many entries for this year’s Awards, recognising both the individuals and suppliers that have contributed so much [...]

National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2014

31st July 2014|

We are delighted to announce the launch of the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2014. These awards showcase excellence, recognise achievement and dedication, and are a celebration of the successes in Payroll Giving over the past year. Now is the time to put forward the campaigns, individuals or organisations that have inspired you for the [...]

HMRC achieve Gold in Payroll Giving!

23rd June 2014|

The Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) is delighted to announce that the Government department Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has achieved the Gold Quality Mark for the sixth year running in the latest round of awards. The much sought-after Payroll Giving Quality Marks recognise employers that continually strive to increase donations to UK [...]

Platinum Payroll Giving!

21st May 2014|

The Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) is delighted to report a 44% rise in Platinum Quality Mark applications this year compared to 2013. Launched just three years ago, the much sought-after Platinum Quality Mark Award recognises employers that continually strive to increase donations to UK charities through Payroll Giving. To be eligible for Platinum [...]