Our annual Golf Day took place this year at Collingtree Park Golf course in the Midlands with 16 teams playing for the coveted Julius Neave trophy. We were joined on the day by insurance employees from around the UK who enjoyed 18 holes of golf followed by dinner in the clubhouse. Last year’s winner, Darren Vickery, was in attendance to defend his title playing in the Chelmsford and South Essex Institute team.Continue Reading…
Ronnie McCaul explains why he volunteers as a visitor for our charity. Without visitors like Ronnie we wouldn’t be able to help as many people as we currently do.
Following a sell-out event last year, our annual Golf Day will once again take place at the Collingtree Park Golf Club in Northampton on Tuesday 11 September. The 18 hole, par 72 course is a European Tour venue and is described as ‘a unique and testing course that will challenge any handicap’.
It’s been a busy few months at The Insurance Charities. In June we ran our awareness week, the largest one to date and launched a domestic abuse toolkit for employers to the insurance sector, this is a free resource for employers enabling them to implement a domestic abuse policy in the workplace.
We’ve also had fantastic support from the insurance community with marathon running and karting and we’ve got golf coming up in September. You can read all about this in our newsletter, just click on the image below to read these stories in full.
This year’s Insurance Charities Awareness Week was a huge success. We sent out 663 display boxes and bags to 226 insurance companies across the UK and Ireland reaching over 75,000 insurance employees.
The economic impact to business of domestic abuse is estimated at £1.9 billion a year and 75% of those suffering from domestic abuse are targeted at their place of work. Employers have a vital role to play in society’s response to domestic abuse; an issue which affects an estimated 1.9 million adults in the UK each year and which can have devastating effects on employees’ lives.