Corporate social responsibility

Our commitment to Corporate and Social Responsibility

Our CSR programme and policies are focused around four stakeholder groups; Our clients; Our local community; Our environment; and Our staff.

Our clients

At Kreston Reeves we have built our business on the basic principles of trust, loyalty and commitment to our clients. We apply the same principles in all our dealings with business contacts and the people who choose to pursue a career with us.

Our environment
As members of the accounting profession, the partners of Kreston Reeves are actively endorsing the ICAEW’s support for the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Our local community
We endeavour to ‘give back’ to our local community wherever we can.

See our local office charities below.

Our staff
We are proud of our firm’s wellbeing programme. A movement shaped to encourage a culture of holistic wellbeing throughout the firm, one which inspires our colleagues and partners to take the best possible care of themselves and one another.

Charitable work

Every year each Kreston Reeves office supports a different local charity, chosen by staff.

Our current chosen charities:

Pilgrims Hospice (Canterbury)

Pilgrims Hospices help people facing incurable illness to live well in every moment.

The Canterbury office supports the local hospice on London Road, Canterbury.

Local office: Canterbury

Pilgrims Hospice (Thanet)

Pilgrims Hospices help people facing incurable illness to live well in every moment.

The Discovery Park office supports the local hospice on Ramsgate Road, Margate.

Local office: Discovery Park

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Demelza Hospice helps those who may not live a long life, to live a full life.

Demelza provides specialist care and emotional support for children with terminal conditions and their loved ones.

Local office: Chatham

Honeypot

The Honeypot Children’s Charity offers both respite breaks and outreach support to young carers, many of whom would otherwise have nowhere to turn.

Local office: London

Samaritans of Horsham & Crawley

Our Horsham office supports their local Samaritans branch.

The Samaritans service in Horsham and Crawley is self-funding and staffed entirely by volunteers. Those in need are able to call the branch and speak with a listening volunteer.

Local office: Horsham

Turning Tides

Turning Tides helps over thousands of local people each year providing a range of services including a Community Hub and Accommodation Projects.

Local office: Worthing

Home-Start Chichester & District

Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support during those early years when children are young.

Home-Start offers help and advice for parents in Chichester and surrounding areas.

Local office: Chichester

The Clock Tower Sanctuary

The Clock Tower Sanctuary is Brighton and Hove’s only drop-in day centre for 16-25 year olds who are homeless or insecurely houses.

They provide practical and emotional support to help young people to move from crisis to stability.

Local office: Brighton

Chestnut Tree House

Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and South East Hampshire and cares for 300 children and young adults from 0-19 years of age with progressive life-shortening conditions.

Local office: Gatwick

The Kreston Reeves Foundation

We have recently set up the Kreston Reeves Foundation as a registered charity (registered number 1180402) which is run by Kreston Reeves staff members for the firm’s nominated charities (selected by staff on an annual basis).

The Foundation is the focal point for Kreston Reeves’ many charitable, fundraising and CSR activities.

Our staff and Partners are committed to giving back to our communities and this Foundation aims to combine the efforts from across the firm to maximise its impact.

Wellbeing

We have core values in place which specify that:

  • We treat all individuals within the Firm with honesty and respect.
  • We consistently strive to develop all our people to the full, to be individuals of high regard in their community.
  • We continually develop the range and depth of our own skills to service our clients and support our colleagues.

Although the firm is always open to ideas, there is also a staff forum which meets four times a year whereby members of staff are encouraged to put forward any ideas or suggestions and also have the chance to ask questions through nominated representatives.

Kreston Reeves has a Sports and Social committee which organises social events for staff. These include an annual quiz and a Christmas party, as well as inter-office football and netball tournaments.