The Salespeople's Charity

The Salespeople's Charity provides financial support to people who are currently or have previously worked in a business-to-business sale role, and their families. The charity supports people who have worked as:

  • Commercial traveller
  • Sales representative
  • Sales manager
  • Account manager
  • Sales agent
  • Manufacturers agent
  • Merchandiser sales engineer in B2B sales.

We can award one-off or regular payments. We can help with essential items, urgent maintenance works and respite breaks. We can also pay for television licences for those under the age of seventy-five, and provide food hampers and vouchers for high-street stores.

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

Applicants must:

  • Be resident in Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Have spent at least 5 years working in a business-to-business (B2B) sales role, visiting other businesses to sell products or services.
  • Be, or have been employed in an appropriate sales role in Great Britain and/or Northern Ireland
  • Be a widow, widower, partner or dependent child of a business-to-business salesperson
  • Be in genuine financial need.

Please note: We cannot consider applications from those who have only worked in retail or telesales, or have only worked in a business to customer role.

How to apply?

Phone the charity or make an online enquiry on the The Salespeople's Charity's website

All applicants will receive a visit from a Trustee of The Salespeople's Charity. The trustee will need to see supporting relevant financial documentation, such as utility bills, rent agreements, bank statements and DWP papers.

Contact details

319 New Road
PL12 6HL
Telephone: 01752 932155

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