In July, Sir Mo Farah shared his story as a victim of human trafficking. He was trafficked to the UK as a child for the purpose of domestic servitude – this is where the person is forced to work as a servant in a private home. In response, STOP THE TRAFFIK shared a public … Continued
It was an honour to attend the Houses of Parliament on 3 July, with Brake, the road safety charity, to celebrate the work of their supporters alongside my colleagues Laura Merry, Rachel Green and Katie Charlesworth.
Throughout March and April, teams of staff from all our offices across the country attempted to maximise the profit they could make from a £10 business loan, with all proceeds going to our partner charity the Alzheimer’s Society.
In the final two weeks of January, we invited our partner charity the Alzheimer’s Society into our offices to deliver Dementia Friends Awareness training to staff who had volunteered to participate. The 45-minute sessions were held in our Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds and Solihull offices, with all sessions well attended. The purpose of the training … Continued
Between 17 and 21 September 2018, we held our first Active for Alzheimer’s week, five days of activity to raise money for our 2018-19 partner charity the Alzheimer’s Society, held across all our offices. The week consisted of fun and games with a serious purpose: to raise money for and awareness about what has been … Continued
Road safety affects everyone. It affects whether children can go to the park or walk to school, it affects whether elderly people can get to the shops. Cycling can help road safety; with people taking up cycling to get to work or get fit instead of taking the car, families feel safer getting around their neighbourhoods. … Continued
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation celebrates World Food Day on 16 October each year to commemorate the organisation’s founding in 1945. It is a chance to show commitment to their Sustainable Development Goal to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030. Emergency food supplies Most of the issues the FAO deal with seem far removed … Continued
On 8 July 2017, a team from Lyons Davidson’s Leeds office (sponsored by Barnsley Rotary Club) took part in the ninth Annual Dragon Boat Challenge on what turned out to be a scorching Saturday at Pugney’s Country Park in Wakefield. The event was organised by the Rotary Clubs of Huddersfield and Wakefield Chantry to raise … Continued
Throughout 2014, Lyons Davidson’s Bristol offices raised a total of £18,379.37 for The Green House, the charity that staff chose to raise funds for throughout the year. The money was raised through a mixture of events, including bake sales, book sales, raffles, a summer party, sweepstakes around various sporting events and a monthly Dress Down Friday, which in itself raised £2,000 over the course of 2014.
Lyons Davidson Family Law Partner Philippa Morgan’s secretary Leigh Ann has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. To support Leigh-Ann and to raise money for Cancer Research UK, Philippa is getting her head shaved next week. She’s set up a charity fundraising page and all donations are welcome! To donate to Philippa’s sponsored … Continued