Buckles Solicitors LLP has a long and established relationship with many businesses and people. We believe we have a social responsibility to help the community in which we work and live.
Nigel Moore originally helped found the local Pro-Help Group (part of Business in the Community) and was Chairman for the first three years of its inception. The pro bono baton has now been handed to Alex Burch who undertakes primary responsibility to manage the relationship with Pro Help (although Pro Help is now without formal funding from Business in the Community) and to oversee those projects which Buckles agrees to take on to assist local charitable and not for profit organisations. Buckles has always made its meeting rooms available to Pro Help to host local events and we continue to play whatever role we can in providing advice and assistance under the Pro Help banner.
The firm has set up a charity committee to help manage fundraising activities and charitable sponsorship throughout each year. The firm supports a broad range of charities, getting involved in national fundraising days but also supporting smaller local charities with regular donations. A number of staff sit on the local fundraising committees for:
Clubs and Societies
It is important for local businesses to be able to exchange ideas and interact in order to embrace a solid infrastructure within the community. Buckles is involved with different organisations and groups throughout the area and attend many local events including:
- Various Rotary clubs
- Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce
- The Business Club
- Opportunity Peterborough
- Nottingham Means Business
- Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce
- Peterborough Cathedral 900
One area Buckles is very proud of is the interaction staff members have not only with each other but also within the wider community. Buckles holds many internal fundraising events throughout the year supporting the likes of Sue Ryder, Macmillan Cancer Support, Children in Need and Comic Relief. We also raise money annually to help a child from Chernobyl come to Peterborough.