Yesterday saw the second bake sale of the year, again in aid of Alzheimer’s Society and their fantastic work in researching all forms of dementia.

We had even more baked goods brought in than last time, ranging from a traditional Victoria sponge through to French macaroons and an incredibly popular banana loaf. There was strong involvement from companies outside RD:IR’s four walls, so treats were sold to all passers-by.

So much was generously baked and given to the sale effort that we even had some leftover. This was sold throughout the afternoon from our office, so no opportunity was missed to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Society.

As per usual, every penny raised will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Society to support its work in combating dementia of all kinds, not just Alzheimer’s disease. Thank you to all who contributed and those who bought cake – it was a delicious way to raise awareness and funds!

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The stall was brilliantly run by a very happy Erin & Amy



A sporty team of RD:IR employees took part in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge yesterday to raise money & awareness for our chosen charity for the year, Alzheimer’s Society.

The Corporate Challenge takes place every year in Battersea Park, and this year’s 3.5-mile course was made especially gruelling thanks to the current heatwave the UK is enjoying. Very pleasant for strolling round parks; not so pleasant for running.

Amy A’Court with the RD:IR Winner trophy

L-R: Amy A’Court; Jason Poyntz; Andrea Miz; Rhiannon Williams; Erin McCrossan; Richard Davies; Georgina Pleasance; Samantha Erwood

Over 10,000 runners took part, with the overall winner getting round the course in a lightning 17:07. Amy A’Court led the pack for RD:IR, crossing the finish line in a very respectable time of 25:53. We at RD:IR are hugely proud of all runners, and they each enjoyed a well-deserved drink to rehydrate & relax. Well done to all!

Just as importantly as running the challenge, our runners did a superb job or raising money for Alzheimer’s Society, smashing through our target. Every penny raised for the charity will be spent on researching all forms of dementia and helping those affected. A truly worthwhile cause. There is still time to donate: please click here to do so. Thank you very much.




RD:IR employees got baking last night and brought in cakes of all kinds to be sold today, all for Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day.

Cakes were bought by all passers-by, be they RD:IR employees or not, so there were only crumbs for those who missed out! A special mention for the best three homemade cakes: 

Erin’s banoffee cupcakes, Francis’ Rice Krispies cakes and Morten’s sparkly fairy cakes. As ever with anything cake-related, Lola’s Cupcakes made an appearance and a huge thank you goes to Phoebe for them – possibly the best cakes in town!

Every penny raised will be given to the Alzheimer’s Society, along with our weekly Dress Down Friday contributions and various other events throughout the year. We fully support the charity’s efforts in helping to research and hopefully cure all forms of dementia, not just Alzheimer’s Disease.


Today we hosted our very own cake bake sale for our annual charity, the Alzheimer’s Society. Many delicious cakes were baked, sold and eaten.

A brilliant effort by all involved, and all for a great cause!