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Ben Paling

Ben is the Inbound Marketing Executive for Passionate About People Ltd, Datum RPO's parent company.
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Steve Fulwell Employee of the Year Awards 2018: Winners and runners-up announced!

Posted by Ben Paling on 19 Nov 2018
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Employee of the Year - a chance to shine amongst your colleagues. Every year is the same, you (and your colleagues) pretend like it's no big deal and you're "not bothered this year", when in fact, in the lead up to voting day, you go home every night plotting how you can grab yourself some extra votes by squeezing in an extra tea round for your team or setting up 'you vote for me, I'll vote for you' false promises.

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Tour de Datum: Employees cycle 150 (virtual) miles for #PAP2020 charity support year

Posted by Ben Paling on 26 Oct 2018
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On Friday, 26th October, Datum employees took to the (virtual) velodrome, raising just under £200 for the #PAP2020 charity support year through their hard-worked sweat & tears at the Datum RPO Head Office.

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Passionate About People employee, Amie Daniels, accredited with Mental Health First Aider (MHFA)

Posted by Ben Paling on 21 Sep 2018
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In the UK, mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £34.9 billion each year, the equivalent of £1,300 for every employee in the UK workforce. 

Broken down, that's £21.2 billion (61%) in reduced productivity, £10.6 billion (30%) in sickness absence and £3.1 billion (9%) in replacing staff who leave their jobs for mental health-related reasons.

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Flying High: Datum RPO hot air balloon amongst the 170 that set new UK record at Longleat Safari Park

Posted by Ben Paling on 19 Sep 2018
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From Friday 14th - Sunday 16th September, Longleat Safari Park staged the UK's largest hot air balloon festival, with a record-high of 170 hot air balloons rising into the air, covering the Wiltshire sky with vibrant colours and obscurely-shaped inflatables (including Longleat's own lion, a wolf named Wes, a household battery and even an oversized Hunter wellie). 

The perfect early-morning autumnal weather helped pilots and their crews smash the previous record of 130, with Longleat writing history and being placed in the hot air balloon hall of fame.  

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Flying High: Datum employee, Hayley Clancy, raises £660 for #PAP2020 by falling 15,000ft out of a plane!

Posted by Ben Paling on 12 Sep 2018
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Throughout 2018, Datum RPO, along with its sister company, Omega Resource Group, are raising £20,000 for 20 charities, in celebration of the groups' 20th year anniversary under parent company, Passionate About People Ltd

Building on the £15,000 the group have raised presently, Datum RPO employee, Hayley Clancy, managed to raise an impressive £660 following her 15,000ft skydive on Sunday, 9th September. 

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