We've been proud advocates of the B Corporation movement since we were certified with a score of 112.7 in 2018. We solely believe that Business can and should be used as a force for good for all stakeholders. Shareholder primacy is dead. What's a B Corp? Certified B Corporations are leaders in the global movement for an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy. B Corp Certification demonstrates the highest standard in social and environmental business practices. The detailed B Impact Assessment contains over 250 questions (with roughly 30-60% being verified) that looks at a company's practices towards the following:-
REAL Fundraising announces new Maternity Pay policy. Backdating the policy to January 2022 REAL Fundraising will now match the 6 weeks @ 90% of full pay that comprises Statutory Maternity Pay for a further 6 weeks meaning Parents eligible for Maternity Pay will receive a total of 12 weeks pay at 90% followed by SMP for a period of 27 weeks.
Launched in 2021 the F2F Fundraising Alliance’s vision is for a face-to-face fundraising sector that is values focused, that creates a safe and inclusive space for fundraisers and a fair deal for charities, agencies, and fundraisers alike. Encouraged by ongoing conversations within the sector about industry standards The F2F Alliance was founded with a desire to support charities, fundraising agencies & fundraisers. If we all work as one and all parties have a fair deal we will attract new fundraisers to the industry, improve industry support and raise standards. It is our belief that this will produce more meaningful outcomes for the many organisations that rely on public support. It is a key aim of the alliance to showcase best practice on a range of subjects covering everything from fundraising standards to business methodology.
The real Living wage (and real London Living wage). Should it be the Minimum F2F Fundraising payment standard?
Why paying it means more than just better financial welfare for Fundraisers(which is a pretty important thing in itself). In September 2020 REAL Fundraising became accredited by the Living Wage Foundation for paying the real Living Wage and real London Living Wage. What is it? The real living wage is determined by the Living Wage Foundation every year based upon what is deemed a fair wage and allows employees the ability to meets everyday needs — like the weekly shop, or a surprise trip to the dentist.
A Focus on Partnership: REAL Fundraising were this week announced as winners of the best brand and values initiative for business culture. The really exciting thing is that the case study put forward focussed on how REAL’s own Award winning culture (as recognised in 2018 when REAL came runner up in the small business category & 2020 where REAL were runners up in Brand, Values & Purpose and won the Small Business Category) impacts the sub-contracting partner fundraising agencies that REAL works with.
George Floyd’s Murder sparked a movement that must never be allowed to stop. We look back on what REAL have achieved in terms of equality in the last 12 months and where we still need to improve.
We recognise that as an employer we must offer additional support to REAL Family members who go through these major life events, whether it be the woman or their partner.
The arguments have been and gone and now the time has come to pass — iOS 14.5 is going to change our social campaigns. In our world where our data has become its own commodity, this is a vital first step in giving the power back to people over their own privacy. This will, however, have some effects on your digital fundraising, particularly your social ad campaigns.
REAL Fundraising tells fundraisers to take a long weekend off from being Activists. April 1st — REAL Fundraising the leading values based Fundraising Agency has today announced that all the worlds problems are now over.
and inadvertently become a Best for the World Honouree in the B Corp Customers category. When it comes to the B Impact assessment Customers category a lot goes into the analysis of a B Corp and their relationship with their customers; How the company delivers strong customer guarantees, the types of customers served, the beneficiaries of the customers work if they are another business (or non profit in REAL’s case) plus a lot more.