Marshalls have won ‘best promotional partnership’ at the National Payroll Giving Awards 2007 for the implementation of the scheme across the group.
Payroll Giving enables employees to donate to any UK charity straight from their gross salary, giving immediate tax relief and the Payroll Giving Awards are designed to showcase the best schemes from employers in the UK.
Entries were restricted to those employers that received 2007 Bronze, Silver or Gold Quality Mark Awards and were then marked against specific criteria by a panel of impartial judges.
The Marshalls scheme was has seen a 13% uptake across the group and is operated in partnership with Hands on Helping Charity.
The Right Honourable Jane Kennedy MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, presented Marshalls’ corporate social responsibility manager Neil Davidson, with the award at the event on October 17th .
Mr Davidson said: “We are delighted to have received this award with our partners Hands on Helping Charity. Both ourselves and the charity have worked exhaustively in increasing the awareness of the scheme and meet the challenges of Marshalls’ diversity of sites and shifts.”