Why do we do it?

We are very proud to be a team that holds a shared interest in helping improve lives. By acknowledging the struggles many face, every year we commit to raising vital funds for a range of charities and providing voluntary services to numerous deserving organisations.

Pennies for Promise

For more information on Pennies for Promise and details on how you can take part, please take the time to watch the short video below

How is it run?

Pennies for Promise is organised and administrated by activpayroll, who donate the resources and time needed to run the scheme. This donation in kind ensures that 100% of donated funds go directly to charity, unlike other payroll giving schemes that deduct administrative costs from funds.

Why is it good for employers?

Pennies for Promise is an easy to implement scheme which can become the focal point of your corporate social responsibility plan to support the communities that your organisation operates within. It is also a great way for employers to demonstrate their commitment to causes that their employees care about.

A summary of the benefits for your organisation:

  • Improves organisational image
  • Helps your organisation stand out from the crowd for all stakeholders
  • You may use the Pennies for Promise logo, to demonstrate your support
  • Major addition to your CSR plan at zero cost
  • Feedback from supported causes provides material for your internal and external communications
  • 100% funds go straight to the charity

The Pennies for Promise scheme is a simple way of getting our company involved in giving to a charity of our choice. It’s a great opportunity for our employees to help make a lasting difference, as just a few pennies per month have a significant impact overall.   

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Supported by us

We truly recognise the importance of stimulating local commerce in the communities we operate in. For this reason, we proudly support a number of organisations and are committed to helping them grow and continue to deliver their great work.

  • Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce
  • Glencraft
  • Dubai Cares
  • Epilepsy action
  • Aberdeen inspired
  • Cash for kids
  • Foyer Aberdeen
  • Instant neighbour
  • Aberdeen FC Community Trust
  • Breast Cancer Arabia
  • Black
  • Yellow Ribbon

How we made a difference:

Aberdeen Inspired appreciate the voluntary contribution activpayroll provide as it offers additional backing for a wide range of inspiring initiatives to improve our city centre. The continued commitment and support from activpayroll as a globally renowned service is invaluable to our company.

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Gary Craig Chief Executive Officer
Aberdeen Inspired

Little things that matter

All the latest on our work for good causes, it really is the little things that make a big difference.

activpayroll Step Up for Maggie’s Culture Crawl

activpayroll Step Up for Maggie’s Culture Crawl

On Friday 23 June 2017, the ladies from activpayroll joined hundreds of others to take part in the very first Maggie’s Culture Crawl in Aberdeen.

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activpayroll Put Best Foot Forward for Children 1st!

activpayroll Put Best Foot Forward for Children 1st!

On Sunday 4 June 2017, the Aberdeen activpayroll team took part in the 26 mile Aberdeen Kiltwalk in aid of Children 1st.

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activpayroll helps spread festive cheer this Christmas

This Christmas, activpayroll is taking part in the Befriend a Child Giving Tree Appeal to support underprivileged children.

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activpayroll Takes Part in World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

On Friday 30th September, the Edinburgh activpayroll team held a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

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activpayroll more charitable than ever for National Payroll Week 2016

activpayroll’s two UK offices, Aberdeen and Edinburgh, celebrated National Payroll Week (5th – 9th September) by supporting their three chosen charities.

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activpayroll set to show charitable side for National Payroll Week 2016

activpayroll’s Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices will be celebrating National Payroll Week from Monday 5th to Friday 9th September 2016.

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activpayroll give the Homeless an Easter Treat

The activpayroll team has donated Easter eggs to Aberdeen Cyrenians to help bring a smile to those less fortunate.

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activpayroll aim to brighten up Christmas morning for the less fortunate

activpayroll shows its support for Mission Christmas and Aberdeen Cyrenians'

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activpayroll's Sweet Efforts Continue

On Friday 18th September, activpayroll donated £200 to Aberdeen's local children's charity Cash for Kids through a bake sale.

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activpayroll go the extra mile for National Payroll Week

activpayroll celebrated National Payroll Week (the 7th – 11th September) by involving both their UK offices, Aberdeen & Edinburgh, in a number of fund-raising activities.

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Proud Supporters of Aberdeen Inspired

Over the past four years, Aberdeen Inspired has delivered a number of improvements to the city centre through marketing, visual enhancements and increasing the city’s levels of safety.

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activpayroll Keep Giving

activpayroll staff donate all Easter eggs to the local charity 'Cash for Kids' to help disadvantaged children.

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