BHF shows their latest gender pay gap figures

The BHF have published an article about their gender pay gap, copied below: Our new figures revealed today, show that our median female pay on 5 April 2021 – the snapshot day when we collate the results – was close to being equal for women and men (with women earning £1.01p for every £1 that males earn) and a narrowing of the gap vs. 2020. Our mean gender pay gap for 2021 was 3.7 per cent in favour of men, compared to a national average of 15.4 per cent an…

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BHF helps equip 500 Virgin Media frontline staff with mobile defibrillators

As well as equipping 500 Virgin Media frontline staff with mobile defibrillators in their vehicles, British Heart Foundation have helped train them in CPR and defibrillator awareness, meaning there are up to 500 Virgin Media staff ready to respond to a cardiac arrest at any one time throughout the UK.    There are more than 30,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests every year in the UK, and every minute without CPR or defibrillation reduces the chances of survival by up to 10 per cent, so every second counts when somebody has…

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BHF teams up with Microsoft to create stronger supporter relationships

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has teamed up with Microsoft to provide more personalised experiences to its supporters, volunteers and customers with the aim of increasing support for its life-saving science. The heart charity will work with Microsoft to create a sector-leading marketing information and insights system by utilising Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365. The platform will allow the BHF to tailor its communications to individual supporters based on their interests and the ways they are most likely to engage with content. It will also use artificial intelligence…

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House draw raises one million pounds for BHF research

One million pounds has been raised for the BHF, following the UK’s first ever giveaway of a three-million-pound house through the Omaze Million Pound House Draw.  Marilyn Pratt, from Greater London, was crowned the winner of the Draw, following a six-month campaign run by Omaze to raise funds for our life-saving work.   The 68-year-old said she ‘entered on a whim’ after seeing the house advertised on Facebook. She paid just £10 to purchase 15 entries on the penultimate day of the draw. The lucky winner is now the owner of…

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BHF launches new virtual game ‘Rogue Agent’ to beat the boredom and raise vital funds

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is encouraging people to get together virtually to support our vital work this summer with a new virtual game, Rogue Agent in association with Escape Live. With social distancing still in place and many people unable to see friends and family in person, the BHF have teamed up with Escape Live to make the virtual game available between 26th June and 18th September. Up to six players can play from a single location or from various locations around the world. Family friendly, the game can…

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