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Helping our Communities through 2020

Jul 3, 2020 1:00:00 PM / by Victoria Whiteley, Digital Marketing Apprentice posted in Interviews, Charity, Our People, Collaboration, Our Communities

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We’d like to shine a light on our Banner teams and colleagues who have been busy helping their communities through the unprecedented time in 2020.

Not only have they been adjusting to the new norm, but they have been going above and beyond to help family, friends and their wider communities up and down the country.

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Making a positive impact on Welsh Schools and Community Groups

Jan 10, 2020 9:30:27 AM / by Andy Thorp posted in CSR, Our People, Our Communities

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Banner sponsored the third DVLA Code Challenge competition recently.  The event enables pupils to develop their problem solving, communication and teamwork skills; as well as improving their knowledge of computer programming in a fun and innovative way. 

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Supporting the Food Bank in Milton Keynes

Jan 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Andy Thorp posted in CSR, Our People, Our Communities

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It's been reported that more people than ever are turning to food banks.  Simon Eady, Business Manager at Banner, spent a charity day helping at the Milton Keynes food bank and knows all too well of the vital support it provides to the community. 

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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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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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Six ways to reduce workplace stress

Sep 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Our People, Employee Wellbeing

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Employers are legally required to protect employees from stress at work

This requirement covers all organisations, with those employing more than five people expected to produce a written risk assessment to help prevent stress related issues from arising in the first place. 

With 15.4 million days taken off work for work-related stress, depression and anxiety in 2017/18, according to the Labour Force Survey, mental health war responsible for more lost working days than any other single health issue.

Work related stress sees people take an average of 15.8 days each off work, which makes it important for employers to not only improve the support they offer, but also put in place preventive measures.

According to the HSE, the six main areas that can lead to work-related stress are demands, control, support, relationships, role and change.

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Wellbeing for home workers

Aug 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Our People, Employee Wellbeing

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The number of people working from home has grown steadily over the last decade, with at least 1.5 million of us now cutting out the commute to the office.

The increase flexibility can bring a range of advantages, both for employers and employees, including better work-life balance, reduce travel time, higher motivation and savings in office space costs.

Out of sight isn't out of mind though, as employers have the same responsibility for the health and wellbeing of a home-based employee as they do for someone in the office.

Here are some ways a home worker can be supported:

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Supporting Charlotte every step of the way

Jun 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Charity, Our People

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Supporting Charlotte every step of the way

Although she’s facing incredibly tough times, Banner’s Charlotte Verity is being supported by family, friends, customers and colleagues every step of the way.

Charlotte, one of our corporate account managers, was diagnosed with the rare and aggressive triple negative breast cancer just days after her 40th birthday this January.

An impressive show of support from friends and colleagues will include a 12 mile walk on Saturday 29 June to raise money for the breast cancer unit at Nottingham City Hospital.

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Going green and baking buns raises first 1K for NSPCC

May 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Banner posted in Charity, Our People

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Green clothes, cakes and a match donation have helped Banner get one tenth of the way to our fundraising target for our National charity partner.

The first of our charity days at Banner saw people come to work wearing green or choosing not to in return for a donation to the NSPCC, while others baked buns, bought raffle tickets and entered sweepstakes.

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Banner Account Manager raises money for Cancer Research UK

Mar 25, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Banner posted in CSR, Charity, Our People

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CCS National Account Manager, Eric Mountain, will be taking part in an Ultra White Collar Boxing (UWCB) event on the 30th March to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Ultra White Collar Boxing (UWCB) are a corporate partner of Cancer Research UK and participants, like Eric, have helped to raise over £16.4 Million to help beat cancer sooner.

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