OUR EMPLOYEE TEAM DAYS
Our Team Days or ‘CSR Days’ started in 2004 – when Perkins Engines and Caterpillar held
their first one. Since then, over 30 companies have ensured that their employees, sample the enjoyment of working together in their community.
We started the 'Employee Team Days' in 2004
Brian Pearce wrote to his Senior Manager at Perkins Engines - Nigel Parkinson and asked if I could have 30 employees to help out in the Wildlife Haven? he said yes! The 'Employee Team Days' have gone from strength to strength! Companies that have taken part include, Perkins Engines and Caterpillar (the Pioneers!) and a host of other fabulous companies have certainly contributed to this massive project in an amazing variety of ways.
Companies so far that have took part in Team Days are - Perkins Engines, Caterpillar, RSA Insurance Group, Thomas Cook, Ministry of Works & Pensions, Marriott Hotels, Enterprise, Virgin Media, Skanska, Bakkavor, Yorkshire Building Society, BlackRock, Barclays Bank, Greenwoods Solicitors, BGL Group, Norwich & Peterborough Building Society, Viridor and Peterborough City Council, Anglian Water, MWH Treatment, Schneider and Circlefire & Electrical Limited!
We have all had a great time - Achieved some remarkable work.
Perkins Engines have always helped this project since day one, with moral and financial support – The Team Days started in 2004 and have continued ever since. Every year part of the company’s Apprentices and Graduate Induction take place with us. Perkins were major supporters of the Signal Box, Bird Hide and Viewing Platform.
Since 2015 – BGL have been very active with our Team Days, some years we have had over 30 BGL employees on site at one time, helping out in so many ways. They have also helped financially on many of the projects including the Signal Box, the information screens in Globe Hall Earth Centre.
Yorkshire Building Society
They hold regular Employee Team Days throughout the year, they have also supported us in many ways over the past five year. They love helping out in the wildlife haven, no task is too much for them. We always love to welcome them back!