Mind Jersey has received a £6,100 donation to help it offer support, training, and visibility into mental health in Jersey.

The donation from local software development company XRM, whose most recent projects include developing software to help financial services businesses make digital filings with the JFSC, is of particular importance in a challenging year for charities that are facing an increase in demand for services and a reduction in income from fundraising activities.

Hugo Forrester, Operations Manager at Mind Jersey explained: “Nobody is immune from the stresses and challenges of life, but 2020 has shown us how unpredictable life can be.”

“Some people cope better with this kind of disruption and uncertainty, but Mind Jersey has seen an increase in people coming forward and asking for support in dealing with these challenges and the effect it has had on their mental health.”

Every penny raised by Mind Jersey stays in Jersey.

Hugo added: “These donations enable us to offer support, training, and visibility to the area of mental health and assure people that we will not stop our work until we see a society that promotes good mental health for all and treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively and with respect.”

XRM Founder and Director, Simon Jackson, said: “We’re fortunate to work in a sector that has been in high demand over the last six months which makes it more important than ever for us to support our wider community. Mind Jersey is doing really important work in our island and the whole team at XRM is really pleased that we can make a contribution to promoting good mental health for all.”

Simon Jackson

Written By: Simon Jackson

With over two decades of hands-on experience with Microsoft Dynamics and an impressive 25-year track record in coding and business solutions consultancy, Simon brings a unique blend of expertise to his clients. His deep-rooted knowledge in Microsoft Technolgies, coupled with his extensive coding experience, equips him with a competitive edge in delivering effective and efficient solutions. Simon's distinguished career has largely been dedicated to serving clients within the financial sector and the burgeoning fintech industry. His client base is diverse and expansive, ranging from startups to established corporations, all of which have benefited from his invaluable insights and solutions. This demand for his expertise is a testament to his adeptness and reliability in the field. Simon's expertise extends beyond Dynamics solutions. He possesses a profound understanding of databases and software integrations, AI, security architectures, and the deployment of multi-country models. His proficiency in these areas ensures he can navigate complex technical landscapes and deliver tailored solutions that align with clients' strategic goals. His proven ability to integrate complex systems while ensuring robust security models stands as a testament to his adaptability and technical prowess.

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