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Banner opens biodiversity garden

Oct 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Our Environment

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By 2022, Banner aims to increase biodiversity across all of our sites.  One step to meet this objective has been to open our first biodiversity garden at our Normanton site in Yorkshire.

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Three ways to stay on the right side of data rules

Oct 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR

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Poor storage, failure to destroy records and information mishandling are just three ways that UK organisations have been finding themselves on the wrong side of data protection rules.

Since the GDPR was introduced in May 2018, research has found that the UK is one of the top three countries for data breaches. The UK experienced 10,600 personal data breaches of the 59,000 reported across the continent since the new law came into effect.

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Rolling up our sleeves to support Tall Ships Youth Trust

Oct 17, 2019 2:21:28 PM / by Banner posted in CSR

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We’ve been rolling up our sleeves to support the UK’s oldest and largest sail training charity, Tall Ships Youth Trust


Four members of our corporate sales team, Alex Winstanley, Stephen Trott, Mick Twelves and Simon Eaden, recently rolled up their sleeves and volunteered their time to support the UK’s oldest and largest sail training charity, Tall Ships Youth Trust. The team were put to task and enjoyed a day of completing ships maintenance work for the charity at the Gunwharf Quays Marina in Portsmouth.

Stephen Trott, the Banner Corporate Account Manager for Heathrow Airport, organised the day through the Heathrow Community Trust (HCT), which is an independent charity that receives funding from Heathrow Airport Limited.

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New Monolith recycled laptop bags exclusive to Banner

Oct 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, monolith

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An innovative new range of Eco-friendly bags from Monolith are now available for Banner Customers,  all complete with a 2 year warranty.

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World Mental Health Day 2019 is here and we’re raising awareness

Oct 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Our People

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Find out how we’re committed to the health and wellbeing of Our People at Banner


Work is a major part of many peoples lives. It’s where we spend most of our time, it’s how we earn our income and it’s often where we form friendships. Therefore, job satisfaction can play a key role in our mental health and general wellbeing.

At Banner, we understand that wellbeing is a complex blend of the physical, psychological, social and relationship aspects of our employees’ working lives, and we recognise the importance of creating a workplace where everyone can thrive.

That’s why we’re marking World Mental Health Day with a series of activities to show our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our employees.

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Banner Awarded ISO 27001 Certificate

Oct 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR

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Banner have been awarded the ISO27001 certificate for both Normanton and Sheffield offices after plenty of hard work from the Banner Information Security and senior management teams.

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Looking to reduce single-use plastic in the workplace?

Oct 2, 2019 1:13:24 PM / by Banner posted in CSR, Partnerships

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Banner introduces the latest sustainable cleaning products to help reduce the use of single use plastic in the workplace This challenge faces many Banner customers, so our team of product experts continuously source new, sustainable and accredited products to help you.

That’s why we’ve worked in the background with our supplier base and we now stock the most exciting and sustainable cleaning products on the market, OceanSaver Pods.

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Giving back to the community

Sep 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Victoria Whiteley, Digital Marketing Apprentice posted in CSR, Our People

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Our teams have been hard at work giving back to the community

We encourage our people to achieve great things by giving their time to worthwhile causes - here are just a few Banner and EVO Group team members who have been giving something back recently.

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Cleaning up in Scarborough

Jul 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Charity, Our Environment

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We have been putting our environmental and community values into action at one of the UK's busiest beaches.

Over 60 of our people plus family members and friends took part in the first-ever Banner Beach Clean at Scarborough's South Bay. It was fabulous effort by all involved, the teams worked up and down the beach and the surrounding area and collected over 28 kgs of plastic, glass and assorted waste from the North Yorkshire beauty spot.

This was a great way to put our commitment to local communities and the natural environment into action, with the beach clean running from 11am in the morning until 3pm in the afternoon.

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All ready for the Banner Beach Clean

Jul 1, 2019 1:00:00 PM / by Banner posted in CSR, Charity, Our Environment

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Over 100 Banner people, friends and family members will be rolling up their sleeves and cleaning one of the UK’s most popular beaches this July

Along with Banner managing director Craig Varey, they’ll be doing everything they can to reduce the amount of plastic waste and pollution reaching our oceans by taking part in the Banner Beach Clean, at South Bay Beach in Scarborough on Saturday 20 July.

Organised by Banner’s head of facilities supplies, Andy Whiting, the Banner Beach Clean gives everyone at the company the chance to use their volunteer day by taking part. Banner employees are given one working day each year to volunteer for a local or national charity.

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