19th September 2017
Enhance your well-being with a winter break in WeymouthRead more
We still have a few weeks available for our members to enjoy a winter deal by the sea. Chase the winter blues away by spending a short break at the popular seaside resort, Weymouth. Take advantage of this quieter season to enjoy a gentle stroll along the award winning beach. Feel refreshed as you take in the fresh sea air, and sample some of the great bars and restaurants. You can even do some early Christmas shopping with many quaint...
9th August 2017
Benevolent Fund’s Reward and Recognition helps WMP Finance say “thank you” to staffRead more
Reward and Recognition funding offered by WMP Benevolent Fund was enjoyed by Force Finance Department last week as part of a special away day to thank staff. The Senior Leadership Team wanted to do something to recognise the hard work carried out by colleagues and decided a buffet lunch for the entire department would be an ideal way to say thank you to their staff. Caroline Jones, Chief Accountant explained; “The Finance team have worked incredibly hard implementing a new...
1st August 2017
Benevolent Fund’s Rewards and Recognition programme promotes well beingRead more
Over 100 staff and officers attended a Wellbeing event held at West Bromwich police station last month. Organised by the Partnerships department at Sandwell, over 20 organisations, including the Benevolent Fund, were on hand to offer support and advice on matters including, mental and physical health, emotional support and finances. Free health checks for officers and staff were also available with over 35 people signing up for blood pressure and cholesterol checks. The event was so popular there are now...
26th July 2017
Police staff – We’re here for you too!Read more
We are pleased to say that word is getting around that WMP police staff are entitled to join the West Midlands Police Benevolent Fund as well as serving officers. This year we have welcomed more police staff to the Benevolent Fund than ever before. Out of our 6300 plus members, just under 200 are police staff colleagues, so we still have work to do to spread the word about the benefits of joining. In April this year we paid out...
11th July 2017
“Bottling things up inside, doesn’t make it go away! How WMP Benevolent Fund helped me”Read more
Sometimes our pride or our desire not to show signs of weakness means we don’t ask for help. Thankfully one member finally turned to us for help and we were glad to offer our support. “I just wanted to say, that when I came to you, I was in a complete mess; financially, psychologically and physically. It was a very low point in both my career and my personal life. I approached the Benevolent Fund as a last resort, I’ve...
29th June 2017
Book now! October half term week now available to stay at Peel’s Retreat!Read more
A weeks stay at Peel’s Retreat in Weymouth, Dorset is now available from Saturday 21st to 28th October. The property sleeps up to 6 people and one well behaved dog is welcome. Benevolent Fund members can express their interest by calling the office on 0121 700 1212 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The property will be booked on a first come first serve basis, so don’t delay. To view the holiday home visit: https://www.wmpben.co.uk/our-benefits/weymouth-holiday-home/