Payroll Giving Quality Marks now an APGO Trademark

17th July 2023|

        The Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) which represents the key players in the Payroll Giving sector is delighted to announce that the Payroll Giving Quality Marks are now a trademarked product of the APGO and officially endorsed by Government. Awarded annually in certificated format to employers, in recognition of their [...]

Payroll Giving boom during Pandemic

21st June 2021|

Figures for the financial year ending March 2021 show year on year increase to £143.9 million Indicator figures released during the first national ‘lockdown’ quarter (Financial Q1 2020- 2021) showed an uplift, and the full year’s numbers now show this trend did not slow. From April 2020 – March 2021 donations made through Payroll Giving [...]

Payroll Giving weathers COVID-19 storm

29th September 2020|

New figures released by APGO show marked increase in funds to charity through Payroll Giving The Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) which represents the key players in the Payroll Giving sector releases figures today that show during the 'lockdown' quarter (Financial Q1 2020- 2021, April to June 2020) Payroll Giving donations rose by 9.8% [...]

Payroll Giving increases by £3.5 million in 2017-18

5th November 2018|

With just over a fortnight until the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards, The Association of Payroll Giving Organisations (APGO) is pleased to announce that monies raised via Payroll Giving have increased by £3.5 million compared to the previous financial year. Monies donated by employees reached £133 million in 2017-18 compared to £131 million in 2016-17, and [...]

Record as more than 2,000 companies recognised for Payroll Giving

2nd August 2018|

                      A record number of organisations have been recognised for offering their staff the chance to give regularly through the payroll, it was announced today. More than 2,200 firms and organisations have been awarded a Payroll Giving Quality Mark – up more than 10% on last year, according to new [...]

Diamond & Platinum Quality Marks Awarded 2018

19th July 2018|

Congratulations to all companies receiving a Quality Mark for 2018. Below are listed those employers reaching the top two levels of Diamond and Platinum. CAF Contracted Employers CT Contracted Employers CG Contracted Employers 3I PLC Barings (U.K.) Limited Admiral Law Ltd Angel Trains Barings Real Estate Advisers Europe LLP AES Kilroot Power Ltd AXA [...]

GDPR update

21st March 2018|

**UPDATED 21st March 2018**   Following on from our previous update ( and in order to ensure that we are always clear in our communications regarding sector changes whilst making ready for GDPR, please find the following summary update of decisions made so far: PFO CHANGES: The PFO ID (aka Universal ID) has been agreed [...]

GDPR – The APGO Response

18th January 2018|

The APGO as a group wanted to respond to the impending requirements of GDPR in a methodical fashion, to ensure there was clarity and consistency in our processes. The Payroll Giving Agencies (PGAs), The Payroll Giving Professional Fundraising Organisations (PFOs) and the Payroll Giving Donor Management Service organisations (DMSs) have worked together with the aim [...]

Diamond Award Unveiled

23rd November 2017|

Last night the official logo for the fabulous new Diamond Award was revealed to the public for the first time! This Quality Mark will be awarded to Employers with 30% (or more) of their employees giving through Payroll Giving, from 2018 onward, however special acknowledgement was given at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards last [...]