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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 [...]

APGO Chairman to feature at 2014 PAYROLL GIVING CONFERENCE AT THE HOME OFFICE

19th May 2014|

Keynote Speakers include Peter Lewis, the CEO of the Institute of Fundraising who will bring us up to date with the progress made since the government recommendations for the development of Payroll Giving were announced last Autumn. There will be six breakout sessions in the morning which are repeated in the afternoon, every delegate will [...]

Payroll Giving Quality Mark for 2014 launched

25th March 2014|

The Institute of Fundraising and the Association of Payroll Giving Organisations are pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Payroll Giving Quality Mark. Employers across the UK are being encouraged to apply for an award to recognise their commitment to the scheme. More than a million employees donated to charity through a workplace Payroll [...]

APGO campaigns for ongoing funding for the Payroll Giving Quality Mark

14th February 2014|

The APGO has written to Nick Hurd, Minister for Civil Society to secure future funding for the Payroll Giving Quality Mark as funding has only been agreed until the end of 2014. Our members are also encouraging charities in the sector to follow our lead and we are delighted that a number of employers who [...]

Employers boost Payroll Giving by £7.5million

3rd February 2014|

The Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) has released figures today showing companies donated over £7.5 million in the last financial year (2012-13) by match funding employee's donations through Payroll Giving- a huge increase of £1.5m on the previous year. The announcement follows revised figures from HMRC and brings the total donated to charity by [...]

Shortlist announced for National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2013

13th November 2013|

Nick Hurd MP, Minister for Civil Society and Nicky Morgan MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury will present the winners with their awards at HM Treasury on 3 December 2013. They will be joined by representatives of companies that have achieved a Platinum Quality Mark Award in Payroll Giving – the highest possible Award that recognises [...]

“Payroll Giving, still the best way to give” – Say the APGO

17th October 2013|

The APGO (Association of Payroll Giving Organisations) are pleased with the Government’s response to the consultation on Payroll Giving (PG) and especially the news that they are focussing on raising awareness of Payroll Giving among employers. We eagerly await the proposed new home for Payroll Giving, bringing together the existing available information which will provide [...]

NPGE Awards 2013 Results

12th June 2013|

It was a night of success for Royal Mail Group at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2013 as they picked up the awards for ‘Most Successful Sustained Scheme by a Large Employer’, as well as the ‘Best Overall Campaign’. Nick Hurd MP, Minister for Civil Society, and Nicky Morgan MP, Economic Secretary for the [...]