Corporate responsibility

Dragon's Den eventWe provide activities and opportunities for young peopleFundraisingStaff raising money for charity at the corporate gamesCommunity gardeningCustomers taking part in a community planting eventEnvironmentHelping the environment with new energy solutionsShannon FowlerShannon Fowler bought a new kitchen using our affordable loans service

Our approach

  • Everything we do is ethical and responsible.
  • We aim to protect the environment.
  • We invest in products and services that help people prosper

Awards

We have a number of national awards which recognise our work in regeneration, new development and community initiatives:

CR Platinum 2013

BITC Corporate Responsibility Platinum

This makes us one of the most responsible businesses in the UK. It recognises our work to benefit communities and their environment, sustainability, worklessness and many other initiatives.
Big tick 2012

BITC Big Tick

This award is for our innovative approach to neighbourhood planning and recognises excellence in community investment.
Image of opening quote mark
"We invest all our profit back into the business, so we can sustain a wide range of activities that make a difference to people’s lives."
Corporate responsibility report 2014