CSR and Charities

Our commitment to give something back to society was established many years ago and focuses primarily on supporting charities. We have an annual charity policy in place and recent charities have been:

2015/16 SeeAbility

This charity enriches the lives of people who have sight loss and other disabilities.  Their 'Children in Focus' campaign is transforming eye care for children with disabilities and is reaching out to over 100,000 children in special schools in England.  For more information visit www.seeabiilty.org

2012/13 Senahasa Trust 

A small charity making a real difference at community level in Sri Lanka following the December 2004 Tsunami. For more information visit www.senahasa.org

2011 Friendship Works

This charity supports vulnerable children from challenged inner city families by providing a volunteer adult mentor to help them turnaround their fortunes. For more information visit www.friendshipworks.org.uk


Other notable achievements in charitable giving include two members of the Rutland team completing the Vatternrundan, a 300km cycle ride round Lake Vattern in Southern Sweden:

2011 Tristan Craddock cycled for the British Heart Foundation

2012 Oliver Jones cycled for Different Strokes

2013 Tristan also cycled in the Etape du Tour which involves cycling a mountain stage from this year’s Tour du France route with around 12,000 other amateurs for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

2014 David Wingfield completed the Nine Lakes Challenge in aid of Children in Need

2015 Oliver Jones is taking on the Deloitte Ride Across Britain Challenge in aid of SeeAbility