Tag Archives: Grainne Hurst

GVC announces new athlete roster of SportsAid ‘Pitching In’ investment programme

SportsAid Week 2020 (21-27 September) sees GVC Holdings announce the 51-young athletes the FTSE firm is supporting through its partnership with SportsAid. GVC and SportsAid enter year-2 of their strategic collaboration, initially formed through the GVC Foundation which appointed SportsAid as lead sports beneficiary of GVC’s £2 million ‘community fund’. New partnership objectives, see GVC brand SportsAid as a keystone …

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GVC hails SportsAid programme developing next generation of British athletes

GVC Holdings looks forward to a further year of working with SportsAid, following the success of its first year partnering with the charity in supporting and developing ‘Britain’s next generation of top athletes’. In 2019, SportsAid was announced as one of the beneficiary charities of the FTSE100 firm’s newly formed ‘GVC Foundation’, providing a £2 million ‘community fund’ for its …

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GVC – YGAM’s Parent Hub is a vital tool for honest and open conversations

GVC Holdings has praised the development and launch of the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) ‘Parent Hub’ as a vital educational resource for UK families. The FTSE100 firm funded the development of YGAM’s Parent Hub, which launched this summer to coincide with the break-up of UK schools. The Parent Hub serves as a digital portal providing parents and carers …

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GVC promotes ‘proven talent’ Hurst to Group Corporate Affairs lead

GVC Holdings has this morning confirmed the promotion of Grainne Hurst to the position of Group Corporate Affairs Director, becoming a member of the FTSE250’s firm’s executive leadership team. Hurst has formerly served as GVC’s Director of Responsible Gambling, a position she held since the Group’s acquisition of the Ladbrokes Coral Group in March 2017, where she led the company’s …

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Fair Play… GVC Holdings outlines year of wholesale CSR change

FTSE100 gambling group GVC Holdings has this morning published its 2019 ‘Fair Play – Corporate Social Responsibility Report’ outlining the multiple changes governing the company’s long-term corporate sustainability objectives. In the report’s forward statement, GVC Independent Non-Executive Director Virginia McDowell acknowledges the new responsibilities demands placed on the company which now operates global gaming’s largest online gambling portfolio, employing 25,000 …

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GVC pledges to double research donation as part of new safer gambling campaign

FTSE100 gambling group GVC Holdings has pledged to double its donations towards research education and treatment of problem gambling as part of its new global responsible gambling campaign. The ‘Changing for the Bettor’ campaign will facilitate a new five year, $5 million partnership with problem gambling research unit – Division on Addiction, which will improve access to anonymised player data …

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GVC strengthens social responsibility commitment with EPIC partnership

GVC Holdings has deepened its commitment to social responsibility, agreeing a multi-year partnership with independent gambling harm minimisation consultancy EPIC Risk Management (“EPIC”).  Under the terms of the agreement EPIC will advise GVC and deliver training to Group employees across three key areas: strategic advice on GVCs responsible gambling strategy, with a focus on identifying the best approach when interacting with customers …

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Ladbrokes Political Animals hold their own against rugby elites!

On  Wednesday 7th September the all parliamentary ‘Political Animals’ took to the rugby pitch, supported by Ladbrokes. MPs, Peers and political staff all took to the field at London’s prestigious Honourable Artillery Company to try a non-contact format of the game. The  Political Animals’ were joined by journalists from the lobby and the world of sport, whilst rugby league legends Kevin Sinfield, …

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Order! Order! Ladbrokes sponsors Political Animals rugby league side

Ladbrokes marketing has confirmed that it will sponsor amateur rugby league club ‘The Political Animals’. The rugby league side which comprises of politicians from all levels and all major political parties with Peers, MPs and Councillors amongst its team members. The sponsorship will see the Ladbrokes brand featured on The Political Animals jersey for its upcoming charitable fixtures. Ladbrokes has …

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