This Christmas at Edge Careers we decided to support a charity that not only needs increased awareness but practical help.

Street Link is a government-funded service which allows people to alert local authorities in England and Wales about rough sleepers in need of support in their area. We contacted our local Outreach programme, who cover Redditch & Bromsgrove, to ask how we could assist them.

Knowing that this service will contact professionals who will try to find people and help them access things like shelter and food is a hands on approach that in the Winter months especially is a potential difference between someone surviving the cold spell or potentially not.

We decided with our contacts at Outreach to put together emergency rucksacks containing some essentials such as a torch, a warm hat, double layered socks, gloves, a travel mug for hot drinks or soup, some basic toiletries such as tooth brushes and hand sanitiser/wipes. A few items that will make an immediate difference to people who really need some kindness this Christmas.

The Outreach programme is vital in helping those less fortunate. If you can spare anytime or winter essentials that could help someone we urge you to please head to https://www.ccp.org.uk/ to find out how you can help or call the Caring for Communities and People team on 0300 365 8999.

Shaun

On Saturday 4th November, 12 members of the Edge Careers team will be taking part in the Winter Wolf Run. A grueling 10k run through a muddy obstacle course, all in aid of charity.

Winter Wolf Run 2017

Our team, “Not the full Pack Edge”, consists of 12 brave members:

Stuart – Principal Consultant – Civils

Heidi – Residential Manager

Ali – IT and Marketing Manager

Lloyd  – Marketing Co-ordinator

Amy – Recruitment Consultant – Trades & Labour

Adam W –  Recruitment Consultant – Trades & Labour

Katie – Recruitment Consultant – Freelance

Ian – Team Leader – Build

Adam P – Recruitment Consultant – Build

Fabio – Recruitment Consultant – Build

Oliver – Recruitment Consultant – Freelance

Hardev – Divisional Manager – Build

The Wolf run is designed to re-create the feeling of running in natural terrain whilst also presenting runners with a challenging, interesting and enjoyable event.

The team are taking part in the event to raise money for Mary Stevens Hospice, a great cause that provide specialist care and support for people who are living with an incurable illness and their families.

To support the team and donate to this great cause, head over to our just giving page here www.justgiving.com/fundraising/edge-careers

Just Giving Donate

 

Wolf Run

 

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Andy Winkett Takes Part in Charity Golf Day

Yesterday (Wednesday 5th July) our Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant, Andy Winkett took part in EPIC’s (Every Professional in Construction) charity golf day.

Andy Winkett Charity Golf Day

(Left to Right) Mike Forster – EPIC, Graham Nicol – MYR, Andy Winkett – Edge Careers and Mark Lee – Buckingham Construction.

The charity golf day was set up to celebrate EPIC’s 40 year anniversary and was played in aid of Ehlers-Danlos Support UK a charity that has been supporting people affected by the syndromes (EDS) for 30 years and Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, which provides lifesaving care across Essex, Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas.

It’s fair to say the day was a massive success with the golfers raising an incredible £16,000 for the two charities.

To find out how you can help support these charities with their amazing work head to their websites www.ehler-danlos.org or www.ehaat.org

 

Fantasy Football Winner

 

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Edge Careers Christmas Jumper Day 2016

It’s Christmas Jumper day and the Edge Careers offices are wearing their Christmas jumpers, ranging from the sensible to the bizarre, all in aid of a great charity, Save the Children. So far the Edge team have raised £47, you can help us raise more for this great cause by texting TEAMEDGE3 to 70050 to donate £2, alternatively you can donate online here.

Christmas Jumper
Christmas Jumper

It wasn’t just Christmas jumpers though as our London office got into the festive spirit.

Andy Jeffers Christmas

We have had a great 2016 and have now begun the Christmas celebrations to bring the year to a close. We look forward to big and exciting things in the New Year.

Merry Christmas

Christmas Jumper Day 2016

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Edge Careers Donate to a Local Food Bank for Christmas

Food Bank

Led by Heidi , our Residential Consultant, every year insted of buying christmas cards, buys food and drink to donate to her local food bank. The Edge Careers team have donated money to buy essential supplies for people, who without the support of their local food banks, would go hungry.

It’s never too late to support your local food bank and help those who need it most, just one item of food can go along way in helping someone this christmas.

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Charity Dinner Raises £3,000

Charity Evening

Edge Careers along with the group businesses for brum have made a donation to the great charity Alex’s Wish. Stuart Smith, one of our principal recruitment consultants, was humbled to be invited as guest of Morgan Sindall for a charity dinner to raise money for the great cause. Alex’s Wish was created to fund the battle against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a severe and progressive muscle wasting disease. Alex is 10 years old and if the disease follows its classic course it will leave him in a wheelchair by age 12 and paralysed by his teens and not live beyond his twenties. At this moment in time there is no cure, this is why Alex’s Wish was created. Their mission is to raise £1m by 2020 to get into the hands of the world’s leading scientists who have the best chance of finding a cure.

The evening managed to raise £3,000 for the charity and was supported by guest speaker and England Rugby world cup winner, Neil Back.

Morgan Sindall’s attendance at the charity dinner was only a small part of their ongoing support of Alex’s Wish, with members of the company completing a charity bike ride form London to Paris, which raised over £22,000.

Edge Careers have donated to Alex’s Wish and you can too, head to Alex’s Wish page to donate to such a great cause.

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Edge Careers Dance for Three Hours to Help Raise Money for Peter Kay – Dance for Life

On Saturday 23rd April, Edge Careers staff flocked to the Barclaycard arena in Birmingham to take part in Peter Kay’s Dance for Life. The night was a three hour, non-stop dance-a-thon where many suspect shapes were thrown and strange outfits were worn, all in the name of raising money for Cancer Research UK. So far, over £100,000 has been raised for the charity, but you can still do your bit by donating on the official Just Giving page, here. The Phoenix Nights ace put on an incredible performance and made it a real night to remember for everyone involved.

Have a look at some of the shots from the brilliant night.

 

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Edge Career Christmas Jumper Day

In aid of Text Santa and their 3 charities, Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Save the Children, Edge Careers staff wore Christmas jumpers, ranging from the sensible to the bizarre.

We have had a great 2015 and have now begun the Christmas celebrations to bring the year to a close. We look forward to big and exciting things in the new year.

Merry Christmas Snippet

 

Christmas Jumper Day

Head Office wearing Christmas jumpers.

Oxford Christmas

Our International team getting in the festive spirit.

 

 

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There’s a new exciting competition starting for Edge Careers employees.

Edge Careers employees are tasked to get the most famous person or people to pose for a photo wearing an Edge Careers t-shirt.

Edge Careers Children in Need

Edge Careers will donate a staggering £1,000 to the charity of choice of the winning Edge Careers employee in 2016.

The competition will be kicking off today, Friday 13th November, and will conclude next year to coincide with Children in Need 2016.

Edge Careers will be scoring their employees on a points system. To explain:

  • A photo of the “celebrity” will be scored on their fame level.
  • An employee can get as many “celebrity” photos as they wish.
  • Each employee will have their points tallied up at the end of the competition, with the highest total of points being the winner.

In order to gauge “how famous” somebody is, we will judge the social media presence of the celebrity in question. So this may be a combination of Twitter followers, Facebook likes and YouTube subscribers. If somebody isn’t active on social media, but is a well-known celebrity, then other factors will be taken into consideration and an internal vote will take place to decide the score of how famous they are and a ranking will be given.

A gallery will be set up at www.edgecareers.co.uk so that you can view the “famous people” we have managed to persuade to wear the T-Shirt.

 

 

 

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Edge Careers are excited to announce that we are beginning a partnership with the fantastic charity Kits4Causes.

Edge Careers Kits4Causes

Kits4Causes is a charity based in the United Kingdom that collects unwanted football equipment and distributes it to social development projects around the world.

To date Kits4Causes have sent out over 37,000 football kits across 40 different countries.

Shortly Kits4Causes will begin kit amnesties at Premier League clubs, with the first being at Stoke City’s, Britannia Stadium on Saturday 5th December.

Here is what Kits4Causes had to say about their upcoming amnesty:

Since day one, exactly six years ago this month, we have dreamed of working with professional football clubs to help spread our message, collect kit, and get on board with the K4C ethos. Well, it’s finally happening! On the 5th December 2015 Stoke City will be holding a Kits4Causes amnesty day at their game vs Man City. A big thank you must go to Steve Hunt from the club for leading the organisation of this day. We’ve ordered more wristbands and t-shirts, honed up our tweeting skills, and enlisted volunteers. We now can’t wait for the big day.

This has come about as a result of the initiative of Anwar and Richard at the Football Supports Federation. Together, in our new partnership, we are hoping to host similar events at clubs up and down the county over the coming months and years, so a big thank you must go to them. So there you go. I don’t think anything else can be added on top of that. Some of the biggest news in our short but enjoyable history.

To help this great cause, simply click here to go to the charity’s donation page.

Edge Careers are looking forward to making this a fruitful partnership and hope to provide long standing support for Kits4Causes.

 

Kits4Causes and Edge Careers logos

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