Last week we had our summer barbeque held at the King Street Townhouse Hotel. We all had an amazing evening which only got better as the night went on, especially when our charity auction began. Items Auctioned off included; 3 days working at home, 3 days extra holiday, duvet days. week of working 10 - 4, 2 weeks flexi-time, Forever Manchester goody bag and a free lunch at Beastro Manchester!
Sam Mikkelsen, Client Solutions Director and FM Ambassador was the auctioneer for the afternoon. He was responsible for whipping up the excitement and getting the bidding going. An early marker was set when Mark Whales one of our Lead Consultants secured 3 extra days off! A week of working 10 am to 4 pm was won by Head of Practice, Melissa Houghton BIoR (CPD) along with 3 days working at home which is shared with Lauren Oldfield! Alice Smith won an extended 2-hour lunch at Beastro Manchester and Managing Director Andy Morrell won a duvet day after our company trip to Portugal! Other amazing consultants contributing to the auction were Aaron Stebbings and Sally Grundy.
Our charity auction was a huge success and great fun with the total raised being £1,500 for Forever Manchester in only 15 minutes!
Andy Morrell, Oscar managing director, says “£1500 raised in 15 minutes was a brilliant achievement and we’re immensely proud of our staff. “
He added: “It goes to show much they value their time off but also love supporting a locally based charity that adds huge value to the community.”
We are a specialist tech and energy recruitment company, based in the heart of Manchester city centre. We have been corporate supporters of Forever Manchester for the last three years and raise funds on a monthly basis through dress down days, buying FM Tombola tickets and in the past were voted ‘Forever Manchester Week, best corporate supporter.’
We will continue to support this great charity for all the amazing work they do!