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Thank you for your giving

18 May 2015

Since September last year, when the University re-launched our Workplace Giving Scheme, staff members have increased from 61 to 175, with donations on target to charities for an incredible £110,000 per year

Thank you for giving

The success of this campaign was highly commended at last week’s Social Responsibility Awards.

Professor James Thompson, Associate Vice President for Social Responsibility, had previously stated: “We are proud of the contributions colleagues make to the charities they choose – and the collaboration with the campaign has made this possible.”

Thinking about giving?

By signing up to Workplace Giving, you’ll be able to make regular donations to charities of your choice directly from your pay – and giving in this way will make your money go further: a monthly gift of £10 from your take-home pay will be boosted to £16.66 for a 40% rate tax payer and to £12.50 for a basic rate taxpayer.

For a higher rate taxpayer, donating via your pay is the only method of giving that allows your charity to receive the full taxable amount automatically every month.

Signing up is easy and you can give to as many charities as you like by the following methods:

You can find further information at:

Tell us about your giving

We’d love to hear from any donors who’d like to tell us which charity you are supporting, why you chose it and what difference your donation is making. We may use your words in a quote in a future article on Workplace Giving.

Please email your story in up to 100 words to: