Unum is supporting the first National Cares Day on June 8 by getting
involved in the event in Surrey around its Dorking headquarters.
Based on a programme which has been running in the US for the past 13
years, National Cares Day, organised by Business in the Community, aims to
encourage businesses to let their staff help local charities, schools and
For the past two years, Unum has held its own Cares Day, with staff at is
Dorking HQ helping with local projects.
Unum says around 200 staff will be painting, decorating and gardening for
organisations such as the Queen Elizabeth Foundation for the Disabled in
Unum encourages staff to take two days of paid leave a year to aid good
causes and it is hoping to donate a total of 4,444 hours to charity this