Staff at business comms provider Daisy threw themselves into the spirit of things, with staff at its Essex-based Servassure division (pictured) coming to work in their pyjamas, while at its Lancashire HQ employees paid to throw wet sponges at the HR department.
For those of a less extroverted bent - and the ones that don't wear pyjamas - the ever-popular cake sale provided ample opportunity to shed a few pounds, 1,396 of them at the last count.
Network security reseller Integralis also wrote a big cheque following the runaway success of a directors' car wash and a sponsored mens' leg waxing.
Meanwhile, engineers at Avaya-partner Intrinsic Technology took a very hands-on approach and spent Friday evening providing technical support to their customer, SME marketing firm Yell.
Intrinsic's technical bods were on hand throughout the evening as Yell staff manned a Red Nose Day contact centre, taking calls and recording donations from the general public.
They even stayed on afterwards to ensure a seamless switch back to business-as-usual when the lines closed.
This was first published in March 2011