We encourage our research participants to offer a percentage of their fee to either our own chosen charities or causes of their choice. Through their generosity we were able to pass on over £5k in 2012.
On top of this our own people raised more than £2k through organising coffee mornings, quizzes and masochistic sporting endeavours. Many thanks to all those who went the extra mile!
Our 3 supported charities are:
St Mungo's housing, supporting and caring for vulnerable and excluded people who either have been, or are at risk of, sleeping rough and homelessness.
Alzheimer's Society is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers.
The Phoenix Project - Nicaragua We sponsor the sports programme of the Phoenix projects for Sustainable Education in Nicaragua. Our contributions help our young friends in Nicaragua participate in their local football league.
You can keep up to date with Team Phoenix's progress below.
Some great news from our friends at the Phoenix Projects in Nicaragua – “This year, thanks to donations from RS Consulting, we have taken on Mauricio full-time to concentrate on “educación física” structured programs for the children in both La Thompson and Alexis Arguello. Apart from the usual football, he is concentrating as well on other sports, including volleyball and baseball……… Click here to read full update
The 4th Battersea Academy Awards Guessing Game and Team Trivia Competition (BAAGGTTC) was held on Monday lunchtime. Clayton Fussell hosted the event (so much more natural than Seth MacFarlane) at our Battersea HQ and used the opportunity to preview his new film Day Return. Thanks to some wonderful home baking we raised £210 which will be sent to our friends at Phoenix Projects, Nicaragua, helping provide the children with a rounded education.
This month’s field trip on the Phoenix Project Nicaragua really was special. Before arriving at the playing field for our sporting contest, we were very fortunate to be able to offer the children a visit to the house of Don Felipe Urrutia. Read more
On Friday the Phoenix Project conducted it’s monthly field trip for our students to the “Ladies Cooperative and Recyling Center” and to “El Chalet” to play football. Read more
We put our expertise in research to good effect by actively supporting Talking Taboos, a campaigning brand set up by our parent company Cello Group to make a positive difference in the world by helping to tackle some of the unspoken taboos that plague society today.
Alongside our Cello Group colleagues and in conjunction with the charity YoungMinds we played a major role in researching the Talking Taboos - 'talking self-harm' report published in October 2012 which looked into society’s perceptions of young people who self-harm.
We are determined to minimise our environmental impact at every level within the company. We adhere to a strict environmental policy which can be downloaded here. Very simply this means that we: