We are regulated by the fundraising regulator, meaning any money we raise is used as we intended and is checked on by an external and reputable organisation.
The QPM is the UK’s only independent quality performance mark for organisations offering independent advocacy; an essential service for people who need support to express their needs and have increased choice and control in their lives.
Real Living Wage Employer
We are dedicated to ensuring all of our staff are paid, at minimum, the real living wage. This wage is set by the "Real Living Wage Foundation" and as it increases each year, so does the wages of our employees to match their recommendations.
Disability Confident Level 3
We are an accredited disability confident employer at the highest level. This shows that we value our employees and focus on their ability, Any employees with a disability or long term health condition are fully supported and encouraged to the best of our ability.
Certified Social Enterprise
This certification shows that we are dedicated to our social mission in regards to supporting Autistic people to be a part of the wider community. It is also to show that we have a transparent way of operating and are responsible for our social impact.
Good Business Charter
To gain this accreditation we have had to prove that we are an ethical employer who pays our staff the "Real Living Wage", pay them on time and look out for their well being. We also evidence that we pay our taxes, respond to complaints efficiently and that we're dedicated to being environmentally responsible.
With Thanks to..
Thanks for their support and allowing use of their safe and private spaces for meetings with our members.
The National Lottery
For their continuing belief in our cause, and the generosity they have shown us over the years through their continuing funding