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 workers on home abuse points and assist safeguard workers. 

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

The programme gives not-for-profit organisations with safeguard coaching for workers 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 knowledge e-newsletter. 

Since 2009, Colmore BID’s Protected and Sound Working Group has been dedicated to making sure a secure and safe surroundings for companies and guests to the realm. This funding varieties a part of the group’s wider technique to upskill the District, offering all with priceless abilities to maintain one another secure and look after these in want. 

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

“By way of this, we wish to elevate consciousness on points surrounding home violence and increase workers confidence, empowering workers with important abilities and information wanted to take care of themselves and one another. 

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

Nick Gazzard, the Founder and CEO of the Hollie Gazzard Belief, mentioned:  We’re delighted to accomplice with Colmore BID and work with them on some thrilling security initiatives. As a Belief, we’ve got a powerful deal with group security and noticed a pure match with Colmore BID, given their strategy up to now.” 

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 shield folks 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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