RNLI release latest gender pay gap figures

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has released its gender pay gap figures, in line with national regulations. The gender pay gap at the RNLI is -1.5%, based on an average hourly rate (the mean average) for men and women employed by the charity in Great Britain. This means, on average, women at the RNLI are paid 1.5% more than men. This equates to 28 pence more per hour. The gender pay gap does not show differences in pay for comparable roles at specific grades. Instead, it is used as…

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RNLI Launch Online Mayday Appeal: Fundraise at home, save lives at sea

Lifesaving charity, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), is encouraging people around the UK and Ireland to save lives at sea by fundraising at home for its annual Mayday fundraising appeal, which launched on 1 May and runs throughout the month. Although we’re all being asked to stay home at the moment, the charity’s volunteer lifeboat crews are still on-call 24/7, ready to drop everything at a moment’s notice when the pager sounds, to go out into the unknown and save lives at sea. The charity is calling on the…

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RNLI seeks new recruits to help share safety messaging and raise funds

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has launched a new campaign to recruit more face-to-face fundraisers to help share vital safety messages and encourage new supporters to sign up and donate after the charity experienced a recent shortfall in funds. With 238 lifeboat stations, 431 lifeboats and 5,500 volunteer crew members, plus 1,500 lifeguards patrolling over 240 UK beaches, the RNLI’s remit is vast. The charity is currently facing a ‘perfect storm’ of being busier than ever while its income is down. The charity needs to keep raising money to…

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Foresters Friendly Society Crowns Volunteer Lifeboat Man Winner Of Unsung Hero Competition

With two thirds (66%) of the public thinking everyday heroes go unacknowledged – and 44% wanting to talk more openly about the selfless acts of others – Foresters Friendly Society, the mutual financial services provider, ran a UK wide competition to find the nation’s Unsung Hero. Entrants told Foresters about their ‘Unsung Hero’s’ tireless efforts, and how their volunteering benefitted their local community. Having received close to 100 unique and moving online entries, submitted from a combination of both existing members of Foresters and the public, the judges faced a…

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RNLI opens applications for ‘Britain’s best summer job’

It may be deepest January, but the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is in search of new recruits to spend the summer working as fundraisers on some of Britain’s most popular beaches, as applications open for 2019. An essential role in inspiring support for the RNLI’s lifesaving work, each year around 150 fundraisers spend the summer on the beach and at some of the UK’s top summer events, encouraging visitors to become supporters of the charity while also providing essential local safety advice to thousands of holidaymakers. Annabelle Hobson, Senior…

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