Medical and Health

ROQ Birthday Celebrations

Virtual birthday party gives lift-off to fund-raising balloon race!

On the 30th June 2021, Lancashire-based software testing consultancy ROQ celebrated its 12th birthday with a virtual birthday party doubled up as a fundraising event for Trinity Hospice, Blackpool. ROQ is an organisation built on a strong set of core values, which underpin everything it does from ensuring its employees are happy at work and […]

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Debbie Pow Chair of Royal Bank of Scotland Family and Carers Network

Royal Bank of Scotland Joins VOCAL to Support Carer Staff

Staff members at one of the country’s largest banking groups are being offered the opportunity to take part in specialist training and support sessions as part of Royal Bank of Scotland partnership with carers’ charity, VOCAL. Recognising the need to support staff who may be caring for family and loved ones during lockdown, the bank

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Louise Wright supports Breast Cancer Haven

Run For Your Life: Why Punch Creative Supports Breast Cancer Haven

In 2017, Louise Wright received some life-changing news. What ensued was a painstaking recovery from breast cancer, which she says she couldn’t have done without the Breast Cancer Haven. The national charity provides emotional and physical support for those undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments. Louise, Commercial Director at Punch Creative, describes the Leeds centre as

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DFN Project SEARCH programme

DFN Project SEARCH Recognises Young People on NHS Frontline

In the most challenging of circumstances, frontline services such as hospitals and supermarkets have been recruiting people to support them in the fight against the coronavirus. Amongst those new paid employees have been 35 young people who applied for jobs and were successful because of the valuable skills they had developed whilst on the DFN

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DFN Project SEARCH Reveals Interns’ Frontline Impact During Lockdown

Transition to employment charity, DFN Project SEARCH, supported this year’s Learning Disability Week by recognising the impact its interns and employees are making during the pandemic. Since going into lockdown in March businesses across the UK have completely changed the way they work demonstrating that like DFN Project SEARCH, people and organisations have the ability

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Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK Urges Sensory Impairment Awareness During COVID-19

In the UK alone, approximately 400,000 people are affected by combined sight and hearing loss. Without these vital senses, these people rely on their sense of touch and the goodwill of others. The mission of Deafblind UK is to help as many of these people as possible. The charity has 4,000 members on the books,

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Seashell Trust

Green Light Given For New Seashell Trust School and Campus

Children’s charity, Seashell Trust, has been given permission to build a new school and campus. The Cheshire based charity helps children and young people with autism, deafness, blindness, and those with physical and learning disabilities. Plans for the new campus, alongside a housing development, were initially turned away by Stockport Council. However, Seashell Trust sought

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Speed of Sight

Speed of Sight Highlights the Value of Inclusivity

According to Access Economics, almost 2 million people in the UK have a problem with their eyesight, which has a significant impact on their daily lives. The figure, which is equal to about one in thirty people, includes the 360,000 people who are registered blind and partially sighted as well as those whose visual impairment

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