Colmore BID & Hollie Gazzard Trust launch supporter organisation scheme for not-for-profits 

Birmingham’s Colmore BID (Enterprise Enchancment District) has partnered with the Hollie Gazzard Belief to launch a brand new Supporter Organisation Scheme to coach employees on home abuse points and assist safeguard workers. 

Colmore BID, which is accountable for delivering tasks, initiatives and providers in Birmingham’s industrial {and professional} providers quarter, is the primary to accomplice with the charity to trial the nationwide scheme.  

The programme supplies not-for-profit organisations with safeguard coaching for employees members, a subscription to the UK’s largest security app and 24/7 monitoring service, Hollie Guard Further, at a reduced price and month-to-month editions of the Hollie Gazette, a information, steerage and data e-newsletter. 

Since 2009, Colmore BID’s Protected and Sound Working Group has been dedicated to making sure a secure and safe atmosphere for companies and guests to the realm. This funding kinds a part of the group’s wider technique to upskill the District, offering all with useful expertise to maintain one another secure and take care of these in want. 

Kate Bailey, Colmore BID Board Director and lead of the Protected and Sound Working Group, stated: “We wish to set the usual that any type of violence towards girls and women is unacceptable. Partnering with the Hollie Gazzard Belief and being the primary organisation in the UK to spend money on the Supporter Organisation Scheme supplies us with the very best responsibility of care to assist safeguard workers.  

“By means of this, we wish to elevate consciousness on points surrounding home violence and enhance employees confidence, empowering workers with important expertise and data wanted to take care of themselves and one another. 

“Whether or not at work, house or having fun with a night out, all of us should be secure. Subsequently, we urge all not-for-profit organisations within the District to enroll to the programme and advertise amongst colleagues and friends.” 

Nick Gazzard, the Founder and CEO of the Hollie Gazzard Belief, stated:  We’re delighted to accomplice with Colmore BID and work with them on some thrilling security initiatives. As a Belief, we now have a powerful give attention to group security and noticed a pure match with Colmore BID, given their method so far.” 

The Hollie Gazzard Belief was arrange in reminiscence of Nick Gazzard’s daughter Hollie, who was tragically murdered by her ex-boyfriend. 

Since 2014, Nick has devoted his life to serving to defend individuals from abuse. He has been instrumental in growing ideas together with Hollie Guard, a next-generation smartphone private security app, the one such app endorsed nationally by UK policing. 

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