Many forms of volunteering have benefits for businesses, their employees and the organisations they work with. Voluntary work can help individuals develop new skills and improve employee engagement, as well as demonstrate a firm’s commitment to the communities in which it is based. Businesses in London have donated over 6 billion in cash to charities, and 3 million employees are given paid time off to volunteer each year, but does employee volunteering make a difference?
June 1–12 marks Volunteers’ Week and the Great Business Debate is celebrating by sharing opinion articles and case studies from organisations across the UK.
You’ll hear from NCVO, Accenture, Step up to Serve, and many more over the coming days. Stay tuned!
Keen to give give something back, learn a new skill, or support an important cause but don’t know how to best volunteer your time? Take our…