Bankers roll up sleeve and muck in to put something back into community

Bankers have been rolling their sleeves up and pitching in to put something back into the community.

Staff from Lloyds and other financial institutions swapped their usual Friday at work for a day volunteering in schools and community centres as part of ‘Give and Gain’ day, run by the Business in the Community charity. Around 2,400 took part all over London.

Staff at Canary Wharf were even at it—giving a lick of paint and doing some gardening at two primary schools just down the road in London’s East End.

The campaign gives employees—even their bosses—a chance to ‘make a difference’ to the communities where they live and work.