BrightHouse Announces Partnership With the NSPCC

Jan 07, 2010, 03:00 ET from BrightHouse

LONDON, January 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightHouse: http://www.brighthousegroup.co.uk, the nation's leading rent to own retail chain is proud to announce a new partnership with children's charity the NSPCC.

As well as fundraising for the charity, Brighthouse are placing posters and promotional material in their stores to raise customer awareness of the NSPCC Helpline and ChildLine.

Leo McKee, CEO of BrightHouse said 'Everyone at BrightHouse is delighted to partner with NSPCC, the work they do to help children and young people in the UK through their local community projects, fundraising and campaigning is invaluable and we look forward to supporting them.'

NSPCC head of corporate partnerships Tracy Griffin said 'I'm delighted that Brighthouse has chosen to support the NSPCC, and our ChildLine service in Scotland.

"Brighthouse's UK-wide network of stores will also help raise awareness of the NSPCC helplines among customers. More adults who are concerned about a child and children who are worried about a problem will know where to get help."

NSPCC is expanding its helpline services to reach more adults and children. Adults with concerns about a child should call the NSPCC Helpline on 0808-800-5000 or email help@nspcc.org.uk. ChildLine is available free, 24-hours a day for any child with any problem on 0800 1111 or online at http://www.childline.org.uk.

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About BrightHouse

BrightHouse is a national retail chain specialising in the sale of home electronic and domestic appliances, household furniture and related products, on a 'rent to own' affordable weekly payment basis. BrightHouse provide customers access to a choice of products, operating without the normal requirement of large deposits and credit ratings. With more than 2200 staff UK-wide, BrightHouse is a major employer in the local communities where its 190 stores are located. A further 20 stores are set to open during 2010.

The process of striving for more coherent environmental protection practices, has been a valuable contributer to further enhancing employee morale, as well as yielding efficiency benefits of some GBP250,000 per annum for the business.

BrightHouse is ranked 219th in the 2009 Sunday Times mid-market top track 250 companies

Caversham Finance Limited trading as BrightHouse. Registered in England 785922.

To find out more about BrightHouse, visit their websites - https://www.brighthouse.co.uk or https://www.brighthousegroup.co.uk

About the NSPCC

The NSPCC is the UK's leading children charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. The NSPCC's purpose is to end cruelty to children FULL STOP. The NSPCC runs projects and services across the United Kingdom and Channel Islands, including ChildLine, the UK's free, confidential 24-hour helpline for children and young people. The NSPCC helps over 10,000 children and their families every year.

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