HM Revenue and Customs have published a free online guide to help charities complete Gift Aid donation schedules. The step-by-step guide tells charities how to claim back tax on eligible donations, help in choosing the right software, and advice on completing the schedule and filling in the form. This follows on from research last year, … Continue reading HMRC Launch Free Gift Aid Guide
In a recent survey, 67% of small and medium sized enterprises stated they believe that charitable giving has had a positive impact on their businesses. However, not all entrepreneurs were aware of the potential benefits of adopting a policy of “Giving Back”. New research suggest that those who give an equivalent of at least 0.5% … Continue reading Does Your Business Give to Charity?
Following our Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 15 December 2017, we are pleased to announce that we raised £152.00 for Tŷ Hafan. Tŷ Hafan is one of the UK’s leading paediatric palliative care charities and offers care to children and support for their families, throughout Wales. Thank you to all Green & Co staff and … Continue reading Christmas Jumper Day for Tŷ Hafan
Following our charity car wash last month, we are over the moon to announce that… Not only that, but so far over a thousand people have viewed Michael’s story, with the number of views increasing almost every day. We understand the importance of raising funds for the Sepsis Trust, but we are delighted to still … Continue reading Charity Car Wash Success
At Green & Co, our staff choose the charities they would like to support in our fundraising events. On this occasion, it is Michael Williams' charity choice - The UK Sepsis Trust. MICHAEL'S STORY In September 2015 my father (Kevin) received a heart transplant and after a very positive recovery period he was on the … Continue reading The UK Sepsis Trust – Michael’s Story
Next Tuesday, 19 September, we will be holding a Charity Car Wash for The UK Sepsis Trust. The Cause The UK Sepsis Trust seeks to save lives and improve outcomes for survivors of SEPSIS by instigating political change, educating healthcare professionals, raising public awareness and providing support for those affected by this devastating condition. Their … Continue reading Charity Car Wash for The UK Sepsis Trust
There are thousands of charities around the UK and, although we often only hear of the few high profile charities that appear in media coverage, there are also many very small charities whose main purpose is to help local causes. Some charities are ‘excepted’ from charity registration providing their annual income is below £100,000, an … Continue reading Should You Be a Registered Charity?
After receiving a bike for her 70th birthday last year, Christine Green, wife of Green & Co's founder Hugh, felt in need of an adventure, and what could be better than to cycle from down south in Lands’ End, all the way up to her birth country, Scotland. Some of you may know this cycle as … Continue reading Christine Green is completing LEJOG for Women V Cancer
This weeks edition of the South Wales Argus features an article on Nick Park's 360 mile cycle as part of the Leonard Cheshire Tour de Cymru. A Cwmbran accountant successfully cycled 360-miles across Wales as part of the Leonard Cheshire Tour de Cymru team challenge; raising more than £10,000 in the process. Nick Park, partner at Green … Continue reading Accountant Cycles 360 Miles and Raises £10,000 for Charity
Next week, Green & Co partner, Nick Park, is swapping his business suit for Lycra and cycling 350 miles across the tough, challenging terrain of Wales. Over the space of 5 days (24-28 May), Nick and 9 other cyclists will be taking part in the Tour de Cymru, a cycling challenge around Wales from Anglesey in the North … Continue reading Nick Park Is Cycling 350 Miles for Leonard Cheshire Disability