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  • 27/05/2016 12:03 pm BST
    Packet of P&G Fairy Platinum all in one dishwashing capsules

    - Following 30 years of research into non-phosphate formulas, Procter & Gamble (P&G) will remove phosphates from all retail and professional Fairy dishwasher tablets globally, both increasing performance and pushing the limits of innovation.

    - P&G will remove enough phosphates to cover 270,000 soccer pitches.

    - Fairy’s improved ability to tackle tough food 1st time also means there is no need for pre-rinse, which has the potential to save 21 billion liters of water annually. That’s equivalent to nearly 9,000 Olympic sized swimming pools.

    Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), announced today that it will eliminate phosphates from all Fairy dishwasher tablets by 2017. This change will apply to retail brands globally, going beyond current legislation*. Additionally, P&G will also remove phosphates from all professional dishwasher tablets globally, an area currently unregulated. By removing 14,000 tons annually – enough to cover 270,000 soccer pitches** – Fairy is doing its part to care for the environment.P&G’s breakthroughmore...
  • 17/05/2016 05:43 pm BST
    Pampers team up with Jessica Ennis-Hill to launch Pampers Little Champions Campa
    To move like a champion requires practice and round the clock devotion and most importantly, a kit that will enable the best performance. Research shows that babies move so much in the day they can take as many steps as a marathon runner in just 24 hours* and just as the world’s greatest athletes need a durable kit, babies need a nappy that offers the best comfort and protection – a nappy that will allow them to move freely, without restriction, throughout the day.Pampers are the only nappiesmore...
  • 11/05/2016 05:22 pm BST
    Nadia Sawalha and daughter Maddie #teentalk

    - 68% of parents find it difficult to approach puberty topics with their teen
    - Over half of parents wish they could speak to their teen more freely
    - One third of teens don’t feel confident about having the ‘Teen Talk’

    Celebrity mum Nadia Sawalha and her teenage daughter Maddie, have joined forces with Boots and trusted brands including Always, Gillette, Tampax and Venus as well as Boots Tea tree and Witch Hazel to reach out to parents across the UK with the tools and tips they need to have the all-important ‘teen conversation’.Most adults have a memory of their own ‘talk’ with their parents and according to the new #TeenTalk research from Boots and P&G, this conversation can still be as difficult andmore...
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  • 05/05/2016 11:02 am BST
    Rebecca Adlington holding cup at P&G Children's Safe Drinking Water Event
    On Tuesday 03 May: Commuters and tourists on the banks of the Thames were today treated to a complimentary morning coffee, handed out by Rebecca Adlington to mark the 10 billionth litre of water to be purified as part of the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water programme. To put this amount of clean drinking water into context, 10 billion litres is the equivalent of 42 billion cups of coffee![1]The Programme, which started in 2004, works with more than 150 partners and organisations tomore...
  • 22/04/2016 03:36 pm BST
    Photo of Geraldine Huse honoured with the ‘Inclusive Leader Award: Gender Champi
    On Thursday 21st April at the Business in the Community Workplace Gender Equality Awards Geraldine Huse (VP, Sales, P&G ) was named Gender Champion in the Inclusive Leader Awards. In addition to this prestigious honour, Procter & Gamble was named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women.Geraldine Huse said: “I am thrilled, honoured and delighted to be recognised as a Gender Champion by the BITC. We’ve been able to deliver a culture and working environment at P&G that enablesmore...
  • 22/04/2016 03:30 pm BST
    Photograph of Cecile Budge, Country Manager, P&G Prestige UK and Ireland
    On Tuesday 19th April 2016, Hearst Magazines UK and Cosmopolitan honoured Cecile Budge, Country Manager, P&G Prestige, UK & Ireland, as a female icon of the advertising industry at an exclusive AdWeek Europe event at The Orangery, Kensington Palace – Cosmopolitan: A Celebration of Female Talent.As one of three executives honoured across advertising, media and the arts, Ella Dolphin, Group Commercial Director, Hearst Magazines UK, said: “Cecile, Sarah, and Philippa are great examples ofmore...
  • 21/03/2016 01:09 pm GMT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Brit Award winning singer-songwriter, Ellie Goulding reveals her partnership with Pantene PRO-V to launch their new “Strong is Beautiful” campaign. So what’s the story behind this unexpected but oh-so beautiful collaboration? PANTENE PRO-V and Ellie believe that Strong really is Beautiful. When you’re strong on the inside, you can push yourself to your limits. Strength is about standing up after falling down, it’s aboutmore...
    UK News Releases
  • 18/03/2016 02:22 pm GMT
    ‘Life in a Jar’ North Surrey Young Enterprise Company 1st Place Winner

    Last night Procter & Gamble (P&G) hosted the hotly anticipated North Surrey Young Enterprise Area Final in Weybridge for the eighth year.

    P&G were thrilled to support Young Enterprise for an evening of business and innovation. The North Surrey Area Final gives students the chance to showcase months of real life business trading and activities in front of a judging panel and audience of over 200 people! 12 companies from 10 local colleges and schools presented their businesses, what they’d learnt and their plans for the future.The Young Enterprise flagship Company Programme is designed to give students aged between 15 and 18more...
  • 22/01/2016 07:50 am GMT

    Organizations reveal how the design of the partnership has evolved to meet the expectations of millennial parents

    DAVOS, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Pampers® and UNICEF will bring together leading experts to discuss the lasting impact of their decade-long collaboration to protect mothers and their babies from maternal and newborn tetanus (MNT). To date, this globally recognized public-private partnership has helped eliminate MNT in 17 countries*, saving the lives of an estimated 500,000 newborns and protecting 100 million womenmore...
    UK News Releases
  • 09/12/2015 11:57 am GMT
    Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2016 logo
    P&G UK is delighted to be honoured with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognising the Best Places to Work in 2016 in the UK category. The Employees’ Choice Awards campaign, now in its eighth year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies.Helen Tucker, HR Director, Northern Europe said: "We look to attract and retain top talent, and for us that means embracing the diversity of our people, their thinking andmore...
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