Arriva London win Most Innovative Campaign award at this year's National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards Ceremony
Arriva London's colleagues make an enormous contribution to various charities through the Payroll Giving scheme, and by telling their generous stories, Arriva London was able to create their award winning campaign.
The campaign featured individual stories of why these employees had wanted to give to their chosen charities.
Peter Batty, the Commercial Director of Arriva London, said "It's a great honour to win this award and to receive it on behalf of all our staff who contribute weekly to Payroll Giving, without which the campaign would not have been successful."
As well as winning this award, Arriva London were fortunate to win a Gold Award through Payroll Giving, and in 2016 are looking to achieve a Platinum award.
Arriva London is one of the biggest bus operators in London, providing 18% of the capital's bus services under contract to Transport for London (TfL). Contracts involve routes, vehicles and timetables specified by TfL and are closely monitored to ensure services are of the highest quality.
Arriva London has ensured that every one of their employees knows that they offer the scheme, they highlighted Arriva London's pride in the scheme and listened to why their employees want to do Payroll Giving and shared throughout the business.
Published : Thu 23rd Nov. 2017 - Wed 17th Jan. 2018
Doing the right thing, one of our four brand values, is what we have been doing for the last six years by encouraging all of our employees to give to their favourite charities through our Payroll Giving scheme - during this time, they have given more than £1,000,000 pounds to over 160 charities.
Going to school is something we all had to do, but going to school with a red London double-decker bus, and letting four classes from year one come on board to ask questions about the bus, is a privilege we experienced this week at Newbury Park Primary School in North East London.
Last June, Arriva London was delighted to have been re-awarded the TfL contract to run route W6 (Edmonton Green – Southgate Station) for a further five years, starting in January 2018 with brand new buses.
As the festive season approaches, we all look forward to the good-will of giving and receiving, and this was truly illustrated last week when members of our staff made a tour of London, on our open top bus, to meet representatives of some of their charities they give to through their Payroll Giving and celebrate #GivingTuesday.
Arriva London scooped three awards at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards held in November.
Arriva London collected three prestigious awards at the UK Bus Awards held at the historic Troxy cinema venue in Limehouse, East London.