Unicef's biggest corporate fundraising event, organised by Stanhope and Bovis, raises £300,000

Directors from Stanhope and Bovis went backstage to meet pop group Girls Aloud after Saturday's charity ball in aid of children's charity Unicef.

Stanhope's Paul Lewis and Bovis' Paul Sims, Neil Nutley and Julian Daniel met Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding, Nicola Roberts, Cheryl Cole, Kimberley Walsh, Nadine Coyle, who were the star attraction at the Alliance Ball.

The event was organised by Stanhope and Bovis, in the arena at Battersea Park, London. It was attended by more than 1500 people and raised over £300,000.