Nepal Earthquake; LRQA employees raise funds for a worthy cause

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Money raised will support the efforts of DEC to reach those affected by 7.8-magnitude quake

David Derrick, LRQA NEUR Area Operations Manager

Leading assurance provider LRQA has raised £700 for the Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) Nepal Earthquake appeal. DEC member agencies and their partners are working urgently to provide emergency shelter, food, clean water and blankets to those affected. Employees from LRQA’s new headquarters based in Birmingham have collectively raised the money through a raffle, which was organised by Global Marketing Communications Officer, Claire Mawdsley.

Speaking at the prize draw which was held today, David Derrick - LRQA Area Operations Manager for Northern Europe said; “LRQA is part of the Lloyd’s Register Group (LR), whose mission is to enhance the safety of life, property and the environment and to make a difference to society.” Over the years, LR has undergone significant change and has grown to a £1bn turnover service provider with over 9000 employees in 78 countries.

David Derrick continued; “With no shareholders of our own, we are independent and impartial in all that we do, and at our heart sits a charity, the LR Foundation, whose mission is to Add Value to Society; a mission against which we are proud to adhere and which has been demonstrated through the commitment of our employees here in the UK in raising money for such a worthwhile cause.”

To make a donation to the Nepal Earthquake Appeal visit http://www.justgiving.com/lrqa-nepalappeal.

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About LR Management Systems (LRQA)
LRQA is a member of the Lloyd’s Register group. LRQA is a leading independent provider of assurance services including assessment, certification, validation, verification and training across a broad spectrum of standards, schemes and customised assurance programmes.

About Lloyd’s Register (LR)
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global engineering, technical and business services organisation wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering. Founded in 1760 as a marine classification society, LR now operates across many industry sectors, with over 9,000 employees in 78 countries.

Lloyd’s Register has a long-standing reputation for integrity, impartiality and technical excellence. Our compliance, risk and technical consultancy services give clients confidence that their assets and businesses are safe, sustainable and dependable. Through its global technology centres and research network, Lloyd’s Register is at the forefront of understanding the application of new science and technology to future-proof its clients’ businesses.

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