Payroll Giving

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Payroll Giving, otherwise known as workplace giving or give as you earn is one of the simplest and most efficient ways for you to support Air Ambulances UK. It allows you to automatically give a gift to us each payday before tax is taken out of your pay cheque, so it is also tax efficient for you!

Each pound you donate will cost you less–at least 20% less. You will be helping to save lives every time you are paid!

Benefits of Payroll Giving for Employees

  • Improved Staff Morale and Motivation
  • Support charities in the workforce has been proven to improve staff morale and motivation which aids retention and recruitment
  • Simple and Easy Giving
  • It is easy to set up and manage, and allows you to track your company giving
  • Engaging your Staff
  • A payroll giving scheme allows your staff to support the causes they care about

Benefits of Payroll Giving for Employers

  • Improved Staff Morale and Motivation
  • Support charities in the workforce has been proven to improve staff morale and motivation which aids retention and recruitment
  • Simple and Easy Giving
  • It is easy to set up and manage, and allows you to track your company giving
  • Engaging your Staff
  • A payroll giving scheme allows your staff to support the causes they care about

Sign up to Payroll Giving here.

Did you know?

Payroll Giving is one of the simplest and most efficient ways for you to support Air Ambulances UK.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Payroll Giving work?
Payroll Giving is one of the simplest and efficient ways to donate. You complete the online form and this comes through to us. We will check that your organisation operate a Payroll Giving Scheme, and will notify your payroll department that you would like to set up a regular gift using the scheme.
If you can’t give to us through your pay, as your company does not operate the scheme (some still don’t!) then we will contact you to let you know.
Is there a minimum or maximum gift I must give?
There is a minimum gift of £1, but there is no upper limit.
Can I give to more than one charity?
Yes –you can choose to support one charity or support several of your favourite charities.
Can I stop giving when I want?
Yes, all you need to do is notify your payroll department.
Is there an administration fee?
There is a small administration fee –your employer will use a Payroll Giving Agent to send your gift to us. The Payroll Giving Agents are charities that need to make a small charge to cover their operating costs. A lot of employers pay this fee on your behalf, so that we receive your full gift.
What should I do if my employer doesn’t currently have a Payroll Giving scheme?
If you aren’t sure, that’s not a problem, fill out the form for you and we can check. We can also recommend a Payroll Giving Agent if your employer doesn’t have one.
How is payroll giving different to a direct debit?
Gifts made through Payroll Giving are taken directly for your gross pay (pre-tax) which makes them tax effective. This means that a monthly gift of £10 only costs you £8 each month and a monthly £5 gift only costs you £4 each month.
What happens to my donations if I leave my job?
Your gifts are taken from your monthly salary so if you leave your job they’ll automatically stop. If you wanted to continue support us, you would need to set the gift up again at your new organisation. We hope you would continue to support us!
Who can I contact if I need any further information?
If you still have more questions, you can chat to our Fundraising Team by emailing: info@airambulancesuk.org.
If I fill out a form today, how long will it be before the first deduction is taken from my pay?
Usually, it will start with your next paycheque, but if you are signing up towards the end of the month deductions are likely to start the month after.
How do I know that you have received my donation?
Your gift is very important to us, and we will write to thank you for choosing to support us. If you have indicated you are happy to hear from us, we may also send regular updates. You will know the deduction has started as it will appear on your payslip.