No - The Advent of Change (Trading) Ltd is a non-profit social enterprise limited by guarantee. This means that there are no shareholders taking money out of the company. Our ethos is to pass as much of the sale price of our products onto the designated charities.
We do have a small part-time team of people working for us who are – of course – paid for their time. However, the majority of the management team give their time and expertise pro bono.
We cover a some of our fundraising costs through the sale of products, and the rest is funded through corporate partnerships.
Many companies give us free or reduced fee services which keeps our operational costs to a minimum and we have also received generous donations towards our running costs. We call these companies our corporate partners, and you can find out more about them here
Yes! We do everything we can to ensure our products are eco friendly.
Our Calendars are made in the UK from sustainable sources, are recyclable and wrapped in a biodegradable film. Our candle is made of 100% natural wax and crackers are plastic-free and recyclable.
You can find more about each product on their individual pages.
Each of our products support different organisations - you can find the full list here
We use Royal Mail as our carrier within the UK
Usually we ship all over the world, however due to the huge difficulties we've faced due to both Covid19 and Brexit, sadly we've had to postpone international shipments for the time-being. We are working hard to try and find a solution.
We offer UK delivery £3.95 with Royal Mail
Of course! Simply send us an email to email@example.com and send your product back to us, within 14 days to gain a refund.
Yes - simply select 'add a gift message' (light grey button below 'checkout') when adding an item to your cart.
Typically Royal Mail takes 2-3 days within the UK, and we ship every morning.
Please note that due to the ongoing Royal Mail strikes 30.11 - 01.12 we are aware of some delays to our usual shipping times. If your calendar has not arrived by December 1st, pplease do get in touch and we would be delighted to offer you free access to our digital calendar in the meantime.
Around the festive season we will be shipping daily until December 23rd, after which the next shipments will de December 29th and resuming usual shipping schedules from January 5th.