Corporate social responsibility

Looking after our world

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It’s important to us to support the communities we work in and look after the planet we all inhabit.

Fundraising

Each year Hillier Hopkins supports a local charity by organising fundraising activities and events. In the past we have supported Watford WorkshopHerts Young Homeless, Waverley Driving Group, a local group of the Riding for the disabled Association (RDA)Ali’s Dream and The Oli Mills Foundation and raised a total of £72,250 for these very important charities.

For 2020 we chose to support The Pepper Foundation, a charity which aims to alleviate the suffering of children diagnosed with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses. We were due to hold a charity luncheon in The View at Watford Football club on Friday 15th May 2020, however due to the unforeseen situation of the pandemic we had to make the decision to cancel the event. We will continue to support The Pepper Foundation throughout 2021 and 2022 and raise money for them in other ways. Watch this space!

Ruth Proudfoot, speaking on behalf of The Pepper Foundation said:
“Our specialist nurses provide paediatric care for children living with serious illnesses in Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. Care is provided free of charge in patients’ own homes and the nurses are unique to the area in that they are available 24 hours a day, all year round. Our aim is to ensure that children with complex health needs can enjoy the best quality of life possible, however short that life may be. The help we receive from organisations such as Hillier Hopkins makes a huge difference to our ability to fund much-needed care, respite, stability and most importantly hope, for families at a time when they need it most.”

Alex Bottom, Managing Principal at Hillier Hopkins:
“We are delighted to support The Pepper Foundation and are looking forward to working with them for the next year. We are hoping to raise much needed funds and awareness about their valuable work.  As anyone with a family can imagine, having a seriously ill child must be horrendous, so being able to have hospice care at home helps to reduce the strain on the whole family at this awful time.”

If anyone would like to donate to this cause please use the following link https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/hillierhopkins

Dress down days and active fundraising events also happen throughout the year for the various charities that we support including Macmillan Coffee Morning, Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day, Jeans for Genes, Comic Relief, Children in Need, The Lennox Children’s Cancer Fund and more.

Environmental policy

At Hillier Hopkins we take pride in doing the right thing. Whether it’s the friendly expertise we provide to our clients or the choice of a renewable energy provider to power our office, we want to make a positive difference. That’s why as a firm we are committed to minimising our environmental footprint wherever possible across all three of our office locations. Our environmental goals are designed to help us minimise waste, procure more sustainably and build a strong environmental culture that drives us to continue to improve. Read more

Sponsorship

Lord's Taverners

Lord's Taverners

We are the main sponsors of the Lord’s Taverners Ouse Valley Christmas Lunch which is held at Woburn Golf Club. Having been cancelled for 2020, we look forward to the 2021 lunch in December.

Hospice of St Francis

Hospice of St Francis

We are silver level members of the Corporate Partner Network for the Hospice of St Francis, which allows us to attend regular business networking events, whilst also supporting this amazing charity.

Willen Hospice

Willen Hospice

We are also member of the Willen Hospice Business Club, a great opportunity which allows us to network and make valuable connections with like-minded businesses that support Willen Hospice.

Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards

Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards

For the fourth year we are a headline sponsor of the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards organised by the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, which showcases the best of Hertfordshire businesses. We look forward to the Gala dinner at Warner Bros Studios in September.

Jack Kelly

Jack Kelly

We are thrilled to be supporting 21-year-old Watford golfer Jack Kelly in his first full season as a pro-golfer. The firm’s sponsorship will support Jack when he is on tour and playing in golf tournaments across the country.

YMCA

YMCA

Members of staff in our Milton Keynes office and Marketing volunteered to help YMCA Milton Keynes move into their new premises by moving the new furniture into the 199 new rooms. They received a certificate for their efforts.

Aylesbury Dynamos youth football

Aylesbury Dynamos youth football

We’re also very proud to sponsor the Aylesbury Dynamos Under 9’s football team. The team is based in Aylesbury but play all over the Herts and Bucks regions and take part in tournaments in the London and Greater London area.

 

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