Entries by Emily Dickson

1 Minute with a Tour de Office Host

So, you’ve heard of the corporate fundraising event, ‘Tour de Office,’ and you want to learn a bit more… You may know Tour de Office as simply the ‘corporate bike event’ or ‘charity cycling relay’ – but these words only capture a small part of what Tour de Office is all about. Tour de Office […]

Tour de Office 2017 – Highlights

In Tour de Office 2017, over 1,100 riders raised more than $160,000 for 19 Australian charities. Congratulations to PwC Melbourne who took out the title of Tour de Office Fundraising Champion 2017, having raised $18,995 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. A special mention to Kristy Whitnell who raised from the team who raised $8,100 for Starlight! Well done […]

How did they do it? Our top fundraisers tell all!

For many, fundraising can take them out their comfort zone. We understand! But fundraising doesn’t have to be a hassle-a-thon of your colleagues, friends and family. Far from it. With the right attitude, fundraising is fun, brings people together and of course, will make a real change to the lives of those in need. Read on […]

Health and Wellness, and Your Employer Brand

70 per cent of Australians consider health and wellbeing as one of the three most important factors for a good workplace, reported a 2015 Medibank Private study. In fact, one in two professionals would leave their jobs if their wellbeing needs were not met, found a study of 2400 Australian professionals conducted by Robert Walters. […]

Your 3pm Craving and How to Fight It

We all know the feeling. It’s past lunch, but not time to clock-off just yet. The whistle of the coffee machine, the crunch of a chip packet or the sight of an unassuming chocolate bar can be enough to set anyone off. You glance at your watch – it’s choc-o-clock. “Oh, I might just have […]

The Power of Team Fundraising

Year after year since the first Tour de Office ride in 2011, healthy rivalry between Australian organisations has encouraged staff members to go above and beyond… jumping on the bike with crazier costumes, inviting special guests such as the police to ride, and finding creative ways to raise every dollar possible (one rider promised to wax […]