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Payroll Giving for Employers

Payroll giving is a tax-free way for your staff to make a regular donation to Help for Heroes through your pay process. It's simple to set up and run and is an excellent way to support your employees’ charitable giving and allow Help for Heroes to keep their promise to be here for wounded veterans and their families for life.

Benefits of payroll giving to your employees

  • It’s easy and convenient, coming straight from their pay packet

  • It’s tax efficient and costs less to give more

  • There is no limit on the size of the gift

  • Donation amounts can be changed or stopped at any time simply by informing your payroll department

Benefits of payroll giving for your business

  • Boosts staff morale and motivation, which aids retention and recruitment

  • Enhances your business’ charitable giving, with little effort or cost to you

  • Enables you to monitor the level of charitable giving that your business has helped achieve

  • Offers opportunity to gain recognition from your industry peers by attaining a Quality Mark Award , a Government award given to organisations who implement Payroll Giving

How to promote payroll giving

Here are a few tips on how to promote your involvement in the scheme and increase staff engagement.

  • Engage the help of a Professional Fundraising Organisation – email fundraise@helpforheroes.org.uk for advice on who to contact

  • Offer a prize draw or match donations

  • Lead by example and encourage senior leaders to publicly sign up to payroll giving

  • Aim for a Gold Quality Mark showing that 10% of your staff have signed up to payroll giving