Exertis has announced its employees have raised over £12,600 for a variety of local charities during July and August
The money has been raised through events organised by members of the Exertis UPGRADE trainee management programme and held by teams in Basingstoke, Harlow, Burnley and Elland.
Paul Bryan, Exertis UK & I MD, said: “This is a fantastic achievement by our employees who have organised events in their own time with local charities of their choice. From family fun days and casino nights to cake sales, raffles and auctions, I am immensely proud of our employees for their efforts for such worthy causes.
“As a business, we place great importance in giving back to the communities, promoting the culture that we want at Exertis with a genuine desire to make a difference.”
The following donations have been made:
- Basingstoke: £2,487.30 for Naomi House & Jacksplace
- Burnley: £1,320 for Derian House Children’s Hospice and £1,700 for the Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF)
- Elland: £3,477.76 for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice
- Harlow: £3,672.80 for Accuro
The total money raised for Naomi House & Jacksplace has now reached £141,587.22 since Exertis started to support the charity back in 2010.
The Exertis ‘UPGRADE’ programme is an 18-month internal trainee management programme linked to a Level 3 apprenticeship in leadership and management. Aimed at employees wishing to develop their career into management roles, it follows a structured programme of development and covers a wide range of topics including; finance, project management, coaching and performance management amongst others.
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