This year was the 6th year of Torr Waterfield raising money through our annual Karting Cup event where 12 teams compete in a two hour endurance race at Sutton Circuit in Broughton Astley. On Wednesday 8 May we raised £1,200 for our charity of the year, the Bodie Hodges Foundation. https://torrwaterfield.wordpress.com/2019/05/02/torr-waterfield-charity-of-the-year-bodie-hodges-foundation/ The track was wet as… Continue reading Torr Waterfield Karting Cup 2019
When someone makes a donation, you might want to give the donor something in return (an item or service) to say thank you. This is known as a ‘benefit’. Literature that tells donors what your charity does eg a newsletter, or a simple plaque to thank a donor, doesn’t count as a benefit. The value… Continue reading Gift Aid – The benefit rule
This year’s challenge was a 40 mile walk around Rutland. We started at around 10pm on Saturday and continued through the night, finishing at 3pm on Sunday afternoon. This works out as 18 hours allowing for the clocks going back which was fortunate as we had another hour to walk! The walk really was a… Continue reading We Did It – 2018 Charity Challenge, The Plod
As you may well know we are planning to walk 40 miles around Rutland water and surrounding villages, starting at 10pm on Saturday 27th October and finishing hopefully at 3pm Sunday afternoon. Please read our previous blog for more info here. Last weekend I plotted a 15 mile practice walk around Charnwood ,including Bradgate Park,… Continue reading Training has now started for the Rutland Plod
Last year the team, friends and family took part in a 2 day challenge, walking 23 miles per day along The Llyn Peninsula. This year we are challenging ourselves even further by trekking 40 miles around Rutland overnight. This means no time to rest as the team begins the challenge at 10pm on Saturday 27… Continue reading The Rutland Plod – TW Challenge 2018
Each year at Torr Waterfield we choose a charity, local or national, to represent and raise money for. This year we have chosen to support Coping with Cancer. The charity provided much needed emotional and physical support for a very close friend of Denise Burley who is a senior member of our team; hence the… Continue reading Our Charity of the year – Coping with Cancer
Falling foul of the National Minimum Wage rules can be expensive – as well as having serious implications for employer reputation. Many firms have been named and shamed for getting it wrong - are you compliant? Employer errors The National Minimum Wage (NMW) keeps appearing in the headlines. Recently the Department for Business, Energy and… Continue reading National Minimum Wage – where are we now?