SKILL! is launching in Manchester in July 2012, giving us the opportunity to help more young people develop key skills for the future through our inspiring, engaging learning programmes. We are working in partnership with two leading employers in Manchester, engaging their professionals to support students’ learning through the sharing of real world knowledge and insight. They share our enthusiasm for supporting young people to develop essential skills that will enhance their success now and in the future.
Aldermore Bank launched in May 2009 to provide a range of retail products for the consumer, such as residential mortgages through their broker network and savings accounts which customers can access direct online, by post or by telephone. Aldermore also lends on a secured basis to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) via Asset Finance, Invoice Finance and Commercial Mortgage products, ensuring continuous growth in this sector. Aldermore is a champion of SMEs as a driving force in the UK economy.
Every penny that Aldermore receives from British savers is lent on to British homeowners and SMEs, the lifeblood of the economy. Aldermore has £1.5 billion of deposits and is one of the best capitalised banks in the UK.
DWF is a business law firm with a distinctive approach. They take great pride in their services and how they deliver them, providing excellent commercial advice to clients across a range of sectors, from insurance, education, energy and infrastructure, recruitment and retail, to outsourcing, technology and food, through to healthcare, public sector and transport. DWF was ranked ‘Best Legal Adviser’ in the 2011 Legal Week Client Satisfaction Report and was voted ‘National Law Firm of the Year’ in the 2011 Legal Business Awards.
As a firm, DWF’s values shape who they are and what they do in the community. They have developed an approach that builds sustainable relationships and helps them to play a hands-on role in contributing to their communities.