Ruth Stuart, Research Advisor - Learning and development at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development writes about research conducted by her organisation.
Put May 15 2015 in your diary and make sure you're part of the UK's biggest ever day of employee volunteering!
Over 14,000 people volunteered their time and skills in UK schools, day centres and youth groups - and over 10,000 around the world.
Give & Gain Day 2014 was another record breaking year, with more volunteers than ever taking part across the globe. You can read all about the day in our Impact Report, but here are just a few of the highlights:
26,278 employees were out on one day, a 19% increase in volunteer numbers from 2013,
Give & Gain Day activity happened in 32 countries,
Volunteers supported approximately 860 community organisations across the globe.
Give & Gain Day 2014 took place on Friday 16 May 2014.
Companies taking the Give & Gain Day promise
This year, companies are showing their commitment to helping their communities through giving time and skills by pledging to increase their employee volunteering in 2014.
Number of employee volunteering hours pledged so far: