ICAP readies for its annual charity day

ICAP will hold its latest charity on 7 December, raising funds for various charities around the world.

On 7 December, ICAP will once again be giving away all of its revenues and commissions made on one day in order to fund various charity projects around the globe.

Last year, the event raised £7.5 million and contributed to projects such as the Breast Cancer foundation, Book Aid International and Cystic Fibrosis Queensland.

Over the years, ICAP’s charity day has funded over 2,000 projects worldwide, supporting new school facilities and changing the lives of hundreds of thousands of those less fortunate.

The annual event which has been running for 23 years - raising nearly £27 million in the process - has been supported by many celebrities, including Bill Nighy, Mo Farah and Meryl Streep. 

The day has also included support from members of the royal family such as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

Michael Spencer, chief executive of ICAP, explained the event causes him to reflect how far the charity day has come and how much it has achieved.

“Thanks to all the wonderful support we have had from our customers, suppliers and all of our employees across our different businesses,” he said on the charity’s website.