The Sunday Times Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015 saw Matt and John take home the Best Leader award once again, and CAP rank 2nd overall. That's five out of six wins for Matt and John, and makes CAP the best overall performer at the Sunday Times. Over our last six entries, we've never dipped below 3rd place.
This latest award built on our 2014 success, with CAP winning the Martin Williams Award for Contribution to the Credit Industry – Company at the Credit Today Awards 2014. The tail end of 2014 also served us well, with our website winning Best Christian Organisation Website 2014 at the Christian New Media Awards 2014.
This adds to a strong 2013 with CAP being named Winner of the Contribution to the Credit Industry Award 2013 at the CCR Credit Excellence Awards. Our Insolvency Department also received a great recognition at the Insolvency and Rescue Awards 2013, being named as Insolvency Team of the Year 2013.
The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For
We'll, they've done it again! Matt and John won the Best Leader award at the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015. We're so proud of all they do day-in, day-out to demonstrate servant leadership, create a proffessional work place and instil CAP's culture and values into everything we do.
We are also proud to come 2nd in the overall awards, making us the most consistent performer at the awards for our last six entries. We've won twice and never dropped below third.
Winner - Best Christian organisation website
Christian New Media Awards 2014
That's right, the website you are on is award-winning! We were delighted to receive this award acknowledging this website and all we have done since to ensure it is as user friendly as possible. We get a lot of people visiting our website each month - interested in our work, requiring one of our services or looking to get involved themselves - and we are happy it is doing its job well.
Winner - the Martin Williams Award for Contribution to the Credit Industry - Company
Credit Today Awards 2014
CAP is proud to announce that we won a further award recognising our contribution to the credit indusrty. This is for the great work our teams are doing engaging with the credit industry on behalf of our clients. We are constantly providing training and helping creditors understand how best to work alongside and for the good of their vulnerable clients. This is allowing us to shape the industry, and this award is recognistion that this change is welcomed by those creditor.
Winner - Insolvency team of the year
Insolvency and Rescue Awards 2013
CAP is proud to announce that our Insolvency Department is now award-winning. Against some stiff competition, the work of our Insolvency Department to help clients become debt free, has earned them the title of Insolvency Team of the Year. A great recognition for a team that provides a clean slate and a hopeful future to our clients.
Winner - Contribution to the Credit Industry
CCR Credit Excellence Awards 2013
CAP has won the Contribution to the Credit Industry Award at the CCR Credit Excellence Awards 2013. This award recognises CAP's work within the finance industry, promoting best practice and the most appropriate care for those who are poor, vulnerable or marginalised.
Winner - Best Leader
The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2013
For the 3rd time, John and Matt were awarded the Best Leader Award at the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2013. A great achievement and a testament to the phenomenal work they do on a daily basis to expand the work of CAP and help those struggling with debt and poverty in the UK.
Winner - Best Use of Events
2012 Institute of Fundraising Awards
CAP has won the title ‘Best Use of Events’ in the 2012 Institute of Fundraising National Awards, in recognition of our ‘15’ campaign last year. The campaign raised £1.2m, created phenomenal media coverage and included a visit to 10 Downing Street.
Winner - Best Leader and Wellbeing Awards
2012 The Sunday Times: Best Non-For-Profit to Work for
We ranked third in the category of 'Best Not–For–Profit to Work For'. The title of 'Best Leader' was shared by John Kirkby and Matt Barlow, and we picked up a special award for staff wellbeing.
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- Announcing our new patron: the Archbishop of Canterbury
Thursday, 16 April 2015
We are really excited to announce that Archbishop Justin Welby has chosen to become a patron of Christians Against Poverty!
Watch the video to find out more about what he thinks about CAP and why he decided to support our work in this way.
Please take some time to encourage Justin via his Twitter account - @JustinWelby.
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Thursday, 12 March 2015
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