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Want to know a bit more about Payroll Giving? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for everything you need to know. If your question isn’t answered below, contact us and we’ll happily try to help!

Payroll Giving is a scheme that allows employees to make regular, tax free donations to us straight from their salary. Donations are taken out before tax; so for example, a £10 monthly donation will only cost you £8.

Payroll Giving donations are also beneficial to Tenovus Cancer Care, as we don't need to claim back tax through Gift Aid, which reduces our administration costs.

It’s really simple. You just need to notify your Payroll Department that you would like to set up a regular donation to us in this way. If your company does not operate the scheme, then we can help you set one up – it’s easy!

There is no maximum limit to the amount an employee can donate; however, the minimum Payroll Giving deduction is £5 per month.

Yes. Payroll Giving schemes are administered through Payroll Giving Agencies (PGAs), who are authorised by HMRC to collect donations from employees’ salaries and pass them onto their chosen charities. The administration fee for all Payroll Giving Agencies is currently just 25p per donor, per month. Some employers will choose to pay this small administration fee so the charities receive the full amount of the donation.

Usually your first Payroll Giving donation is made on your next pay day. If you are signing up towards the end of the month, your donation will be made the following pay day.

If you’ve opted in to receiving communications from us, we’ll send you a welcome pack and a pair of socks to thank you for your Payroll Giving donation. Your donation will also appear on your payslip.

Yes, you just need to notify your payroll department directly.

If you change employer, your Payroll Giving donation will automatically stop. But we hope that you will continue to support us at your next job! You just need to set the gift up again as your donation is not transferable.

Yes. If you receive an occupational pension and your pension provider deducts tax through the PAYE system, you are still eligible for the scheme. Simply ask your occupational pension provider to make a donation from your pension before tax has been deducted.

Any more questions?

Our friendly Fundraising Team are always here to help!

Just email fundraising@tenovuscancercare.org.uk or call us on 029 2076 8850. Remember, no matter how much you raise, your donation will make a difference!

If you or someone you love has been affected by cancer, our free cancer Support Line is there for you. Just call 0808 808 1010