Case Studies

  • Lancaster: community involvement


    Lancaster Office Cleaning Company is a family run, corporately managed organisation, established in the City of London in 1976. As well as their core services of office cleaning and window cleaning, Lancaster also offers an extensive range of support services. The company has long had a CSR programme, but it joined the Newcomers’ Programme in the hope that Heart of the City could help make their programme more strategic.


  • K&M Mcloughlin Decorating Ltd: preparing young people for the world of work


    K&M McLoughlin Decorating Ltd (K&M) is a family owned business and one of the largest painting and decorating companies in London and the Southeast. Over the last 20 years, they have been running the K&M School Apprenticeship College, an apprenticeship programme.


  • Accountagility: launching a CSR programme


    Accountagility is an innovative London based technology company which provides software and solutions for businesses, globally, to improve and develop their data analysis, reporting and presentation processes.


  • Euromonitor and Aegis: mentoring relationship


    Euromonitor is an international company which works in strategy research for consumer markets, providing market research and surveys focused on other organisations’ needs. Looking to develop its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) programme, the company joined Heart of the City’s 2012 Newcomers programme.


  • Spotlight on Harvey McGrath, Chairman of Heart of the City


    Harvey McGrath was elected Chairman of Heart of the City from December 2012. Formerly Chairman of Man Group and Prudential, he has a strong business background. His charitable experience is just as strong.


  • Rufus Leonard: developing a CSR programme


    Rufus Leonard joined the Newcomers programme in 2009, following their CEO’s attendance at Heart of the City’s annual Mansion House breakfast. In particular, the agency was seeking expert advice to develop their existing CSR plans, which were well intentioned but lacked structure and strategy.


  • Spotlight on David Cruickshank, Chairman, Deloitte


    There have been quite a few of these, but I think the one that stands out is when I visited the Harris Academy Bermondsey last year to speak to a group of staff and students and give them insight into the world of business.


  • Base Creative and the Work With Us programme


    Base Creative is a London based web design and online marketing agency. Their Work With Us programme was launched in 2005 and provides a pro-bono digital marketing service for one London-based charity each year. Base Creative decided to work with one charity per year to enable the charity to achieve as much as possible from … Continue reading Base Creative and the Work With Us programme


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