Corporate Social Responsibility

At McGills, we take pride in making a positive contribution to our local communities in Cirencester, Malmesbury and Fairford.

Here is an overview of just a few of the ways in which we have been able to make a difference:

April 2024

We hosted an afternoon tea in aid of Parkinson’s UK!

This is our first fundraising event for our charity of the year, but there is much more to come.

It was fantastic to support such an amazing cause with some sweet treats!

They also attended some local business awards (pictures attached)

Congratulations to all the winners of the Fairford and Lechlade Awards! 🎉

We had a fantastic night sponsoring the event and celebrating the achievements of local businesses.

A big well done to Harriet Elliot from reGarb for winning first place!

April 2024

Charity of the year

For 2024, we are aiming to make it blue all year round with Parkinson’s UK.

As part of our continuing work in the local community, we are teaming up with the Cirencester and Stroud branch of Parkinson’s UK to join fundraising events throughout 2024.

March 2024

Kingshill School Mock Interviews

Sharla Dandy and Charlie Burnett spent the day at the Cirencester school working with students to prepare them for professional interviews in their future careers, as well as discussing paths into accountancy.

February 2024

Cirencester College visit

We visited Cirencester College!

Our Partner Sharla Dandy was joined by Charlie Burnett to share the accountancy apprenticeship opportunities available with us.

We are happy to hear that two students have already expressed interest in joining when our next vacancies open.

January 2024

Community fund winners

Celebrating our community fund winners🎉

  • Sapperton School – £250
  • Siddington School – £300
  • Stratton Pre – School – £450

These amazing schools have been awarded a total of £1,000 which will make a significant impact on education in Cirencester.

Thank you to everyone who applied, there is always next time!

December 2023

We celebrated Christmas Jumper Day!

Our team came to work in their Christmas jumpers in support of Save the Children.

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We did some festive fundraising!

Paula Schramm made some fantastic Christmas puddings which sold for a total of £82.

We donated £41 to Evie’s Gift and £41 to LINC.

November 2023

We were delighted to exhibit at the Westonbirt School Careers Convention, giving the students an overview of what a career in accountancy can look like.

It’s not just about numbers, accountants help to shape the businesses of the future!

November 2023

The team made a fantastic effort for BBC Children in Need. Aside from showing off our wonderful costumes, we’ve also raised money for this vital cause.

October 2023

We had a fantastic time at our Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning! There were plenty of cakes to be had with our #bakeoff competition, and we even had a raffle. We appreciate all that #Macmillan does for people and enjoyed being able to fundraise for them.

October 2023

We had a fantastic time at the Kingshill School careers fair! It was great to meet new people and talk to students about apprenticeships and the potential career paths in accountancy.

August 2023

I picked up the LINC collection pot on Thursday and I am pleased to let you know that there was £137.85 in it. On behalf of LINC may I say a very big thank to all who donated their loose change. Due to the current climate and increasing domestic costs we have received a great deal more requests for financial assistance from LINC patients during their long period of treatment. Thanks to the support of local businesses like McGills we can continue to offer this service.

August 2023

We are thrilled to be taking part in the Malmesbury Carnival Scarecrow Trail. The trail will run from 4th – 28th August and the theme this year is ‘Cartoon Characters’. Maps and entry forms will be available at the Tourist Information Centre in the Town Hall. Can you find all the Scarecrows and work out who they are?

August 2023

We are delighted to be the main Sponsor of the Fairford Steam Show on 19th & 20th August. The show is run by volunteers from the local community, so come along and show your support for this much-loved country show.

March 2023

We were delighted to once again support Cirencester Kingshill School’s mock interviews day. Our colleagues provided students with an insight into the job application process and an opportunity to hone their interview skills in readiness for their future chosen careers.

March 2023

We are pleased to announce the latest recipient of the McGills’ Community Fund is the Pop-Up Kitchen After School Cooking Club at Fairford Primary School. The £1,000 donation will help to fund the term-time sessions and will help to pay for kitchen utensils and equipment, enabling the youngsters to enjoy the full learning experience of cooking a meal from scratch.

March 2023

We are delighted to be Headline Sponsor of the 2023 Fairford & Lechlade Business Club Awards.

December 2022

The team from McGills joined in the festivities when Malmesbury arranged a late night Christmas shopping evening on 2nd December. A fantastic time was had by everyone and it was great to see so many families, along with all the other brilliant stalls.

December 2022

McGills was proud and delighted to win ‘Best Employer Contribution for Apprentices’ in the annual Cirencester College awards.

October 2022

We were delighted to take part in the Cirencester Schools’ careers evening. It was great to speak to pupils interested in pursuing a future career in accounting.

September 2022

Our Macmillan Coffee Morning raised £200 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Congratulations to our colleague, Barbara Peare, who won the chocolate brownie competition.

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