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Turn2us website was the winner at the Nominet Internet Awards
ceremony last week for the ‘Charitable or not-for-profit’ category,
setting it apart as one of the best online initiatives in the
Founded in 2007, Turn2us was developed to help people in
financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants
and other financial help.
The website received over 3.2 million visits in 2011/12 with
surveys showing that users increased their household income by as
much as 27% on average in 2010/11.
Alison Taylor, Director of Turn2us, said: “Nominet is at the
heart of developing e-commerce in the UK and it’s fantastic to have
our work recognised at such prestigious and respected awards.
“In a time of economic strain when many people are struggling
with increasing costs and bills we hope this award will help us to
reach many more people in financial need and help them access the
support they’re eligible to.”
The website will be showcased to the United Nation’s Internet
Governance Forum in November to help promote and develop industry
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The Nominet Internet Awards is an annual competition which is
aimed at UK individuals and organisations that are helping to make
the internet a secure, open, accessible and diverse experience for
everyone who uses it. These awards celebrate great UK internet
projects by recognising achievement and innovation.
Building on the success of the past four years, we will
recognise those organisations, groups and individuals who have
embraced the challenge of making the internet a secure, open,
accessible and diverse experience. Winners will be promoted
in the UK and internationally as examples of best practice.
Supporters of the Nominet Internet Awards include MPs, industry
leaders, civil institutions, businesses, public sector and
Nominet is a not-for-profit organisation responsible for the
smooth and secure running of the .uk Internet infrastructure. A
public service ethos drives everything we do – we strive to make
the Internet an ever more trusted space for everyone who uses
As one of the world’s largest Internet registries, we maintain a
‘directory’ of domain names ending in .uk, and run the technology
which locates the computer hosting the website or email address you
are looking for.
We set up and support the Nominet Trust, an independently run
charity focussed on increasing access, safety and education on
Turn2us is part of Elizabeth Finn Care, a national charity registered in England and Wales: 207812; and Scotland: SC040987.
Hosted and supported by Positive Technology
Visit the Elizabeth Finn Care website