Chosen Charities

This year, employee's from Rodda's and Tiptree have decided to support 5 charities for National Cream Tea Day. If you would like to support one of our chosen charities this National Cream Tea Day, find out more by heading over to their website which is linked below. 

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Hospitality Action was established in 1837 and has since offered vital assistance to all who work, or have worked within hospitality in the UK.


Hospitality Action offers help from physical illness or mental health issues to financial difficulty, family problems to addiction. 

Founded in 2010, the charity supports the mental wellbeing of young people through their specialist surf programmes.


The charity offers prescribed Surf therapy courses, which can help in tackling anxiety and depression in young people as part of a professionally delivered treatment plan. Originally launched within Cornwall, the charity now has projects running in the South West of England, Yorkshire, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and London.

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Are a local, independent charity connected to the national charity who raise their own money to run their services.


Working from Chelmsford to Clacton, from Braintree to Colchester, covering all of mid and north east Essex they offer mental health support to children from the age of 5 and adults of all ages. At Mind they believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. 


​Throughout our history the RBL’s work has left a deep-rooted legacy for generations to come and we remain dedicated to our mission of creating better futures for all those who serve with the British Armed Forces. 


The RBL was formed in the aftermath of the First World War to fight for the rights of those who had given so much and come back to so little. Today, they continue to stand with the Armed Forces community and challenge injustices to ensure all those who have served and sacrificed on our behalf get the fair treatment and recognition they deserve. 


Essex & Herts Air Ambulance aim is to save lives, reduce or prevent disability, or suffering from critical illness and injury, by delivering a first-class pre-hospital emergency medical service to the people of Essex, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. 

Our highly skilled and specially trained pre-hospital care doctors and critical care paramedics work alongside our regional partners using helicopters and rapid response vehicles fitted with state-of-the-art life-saving equipment. 


The service is provided by the charity free of charge to patients of all ages, from every background and faith, who require the most advanced clinical care. Essex & Herts Air Ambulance is not part of the NHS and receives limited Government funding.

Cornish clotted cream - the food of the gods

William Gladstone 1809 - 1898