Experian gives staff paid leave to volunteer

VolunteersExperian is to give all its UK staff three days paid annual leave to volunteer for community-based initiatives as it aims to double the number of hours volunteered by its people over the coming year.

The FTSE-100 average donation is two days per person, per year volunteered to good causes.

During the last year, Experian staff have donated more than 4,000 working hours to support community projects including a painting and improving an RSPCA shelter, and tree planting.

Tiku Patel, UK & Ireland managing director of Experian, said: “It is important for our business to give back to the communities in which we operate. We are passionate about community work and our commitment to double our volunteering effort reflects the level of importance we place on supporting local communities.”