Dear Friends and Supporters, I have had the privilege of serving the charity as Chair of Trustees for 9 years and in that time I have overseen significant growth and witnessed the impact of our work on thousands of lives. I in consultation with Valerie, (my wife and our CEO) I have determined that it is now the time for me to step aside as the Chair while continuing to serve as a trustee, contributing to our great mission as the co-founder of People against Poverty and founder of Business against Poverty. ... Read more


We're all in Business Against Poverty because we have a social conscience and aren't afraid to let that be known. Quite apart from any more esoteric considerations, that means that we all have an innate sense of what is ethical in this world. Simply put, we want to share our good fortune with people who are less fortunate. Read more

Auction Bidding and Raffle donations

To place a bid on any item listed here, please click here and send us your highest bid, ensuring you put the name of the item in the subject matter.  ... Read more

How to win awards

Learn the methods to best present your company and win awards - taught by Denise O'Leary... Read more

Headline sponsors lunch

Over 18 our of members gathered for their annual Headline sponsors lunch, supported by Bailbrook House Hotel. Read more

Ethics in changing times

Fairly recently I was in conversation with the owner of a small shop in Newlyn, Cornwall. He was telling me that various of his suppliers are based in the European Union and had promised him that their business relationship would remain unchanged when the UK leaves the EU. Unfortunately that’s not the way it works, but I don’t want to open up a discussion on that particular topic. Read more

New business owners for Mailboxes Etc

One of our dearest friends and Business against Member Jerry Walsingham, after 17 years, sold on his Mailboxes Etc business in Bath.  The new owners Hungarian born Zoltan Sagi and his partner Laszlo Beres are taking the reigns of this already successful business to a new level. Read more

Upcoming Events

In a simple one page format here are some exciting events for you to attend.   You can find the booking process on the Events Page of the website. event list... Read more

Sponsorship Opportunity for James Bond Casino Royal Fundraising Gala

We have several sponsorship opportunities available for our James Bond Casino Royal Fundraising Gala and we would love you to be a part of the evening.  Take a look and contact us if you are interested.  Remember there is only 1 Platinum Sponsor which has some lovely benefits to your business. sponsorship 2018 package pdf    ... Read more

Our exciting plans for 2018

With a constant focus on having the biggest positive impact in these communities, 2018 is set to be another year of hugely important and life changing work. Over the course of the year we will be running six trips which will include about one hundred people. These include school, church and men’s groups, and cover our two main Community Farm Projects. Read more