On Friday 26th January 2018 we had the absolute pleasure of hosting a table at The White Hat Ball at The Lancaster, London, raising money for the NSPCC and Childline. As well as taking some of our customers, we took the opportunity to embrace the evening as a Coterie ‘get-together’ and to socialise outside of the usual business chat.
It made my heart sing to see so many IT security and Information Management businesses there, taking the chance to give something back. Corporate responsibility is a term easily bandied about, but to give back, to such worthy causes is something that all businesses, great or small can do.
The tech industry can be fast-paced and often we are all so focussed on the future, that it’s difficult to take the time to feel the here and now. To see how much we have, and should be appreciative of, and how we can help others who are less fortunate than us. This was brought home by the inspiring speech by David Tait, who has climbed Everest 5 times raising over £1m for the NSPCC.
The White Hat Ball brought together all sorts of people, under one roof, having a great night, and raising money for the fantastic NSPCC and Childline and all the brilliant work they do. We are proud to have been a part of it.
Hilary Fenn, Director