Cancer Charity looks to the future with ambitious new strategy

Cancer Research UK is ready to seize new opportunities following the publication of its Annual Report and Accounts 2021/22. Michelle Mitchell, chief executive at Cancer Research UK, said: “This year has been a turning point for Cancer Research UK. We pulled together, seized new opportunities and set an ambitious new long-term direction for Cancer Research UK. None of this would’ve been possible without the extraordinary generosity and commitment of our supporters, as well as the tireless work of our staff, volunteers, partners and cancer patients.” Renewing our focus This year…

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Cancer Research UK publishes gender and ethnicity pay gap reports

As part of Cancer Research UK’s ongoing commitment to improving the diversity of the organisation, the charity has published its gender pay gap and ethnicity pay gap reports. At Cancer Research UK we strongly believe that it is only by putting equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our charity, and setting ourselves ambitious targets, that we will become the best charity that we can be, a leader in diversity and inclusion, and make the greatest progress in our collective fight against cancer. – Michelle Mitchell, Cancer Research UK’s…

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RHS Flower Shows Help Cancer Research UK Bloom Through Pandemic

The largest funder of cancer research in Europe, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has seen its long-term garden sponsorship of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) continue to pay off with an increase in engagement over the last 12 months. CRUK first started working with the RHS over 10 years ago however, over the last 12 months the cancer research charity increased its focus on developing its legacy messaging. Last year CRUK saw success through sponsoring show gardens at the prestigious RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival and RHS Flower Show Tatton…

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Blandy & Blandy Helps to Raise Over £1.5 Million for Cancer Research UK

Blandy & Blandy has been supporting CRUK’s Will writing scheme for two decades and in 2019 the firm was presented with a special Gold Award by the charity. Donations to the charity in lieu of paying for Wills prepared by Blandy & Blandy and legacies left by clients have contributed to this total. Gifts in Wills fund over one third of CRUK’s life-saving research, with the charity funding 4,000 scientists, doctors, and nurses nationwide. Blandy & Blandy is the only firm of solicitors in either Reading or Henley-on-Thames, where its…

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Roadchef Hits £3 Million Fundraising Target For Cancer Research UK

Leading motorway service area (MSA) operator, Roadchef, has raised an outstanding £3,000,000 for its charity partner Cancer Research UK over the course of the last four years. The milestone comes as the partnership between Roadchef and the charity moves into its fifth year in 2022. Across Roadchef’s 30 service areas, team members have participated in all sorts of challenges and activities from bake offs, walks and big hikes, to head shaving. Fundraising at sites has also played a big role with Roadchef customers generously contributing to help raise vital funds…

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