Janna, 8, from Baghdad, sits in a classroom with her new Unicef school bag after a school supply distribution for children from five schools in Baghdad's Al-Amiriyah District.

Payroll giving
for businesses

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Help your employees support Unicef

As an employer, it is easy and inexpensive to set up a Payroll Giving scheme in your workplace to allow your employees to make regular donations directly through their salary. Taking part in the payroll giving scheme shows employees you care about the causes that are important to them. It also enables your staff to give a regular gift to Unicef, at a reduced cost to them.

Employers can also offer matched giving. By matching your employee’s donation each month you demonstrate the value your organisation places on generating sustainable income for charities. Matched giving means that you can double or even triple the value of your employee’s donation to Unicef.

Payroll or workplace giving  enhances your organisation’s social responsibility profile. It also entitles you to use the Payroll Giving Quality Mark, which recognises and rewards organisations for making payroll giving available to staff.

Setting up payroll giving

All modern payroll systems can be set up to handle payroll giving and there are no extra tax forms to fill in. To set the scheme up all you have to do is sign up with an approved payroll giving agency. Unicef currently works with the following agencies:

If you’d like to know more about setting up a payroll giving scheme in your workplace, please call our Supporter Care Team on 0300 330 5580, or email supportercare@unicef.org.uk