Anglo Dutch Directors Club – Staffordshire, 2019

We were delighted to host the Anglo Dutch Directors Club in Staffordshire this April. With so much happening in Europe, and on the day of the EU council in Brussels, it’s never felt like a better time for us to connect and learn from each other. The Anglo Dutch Directors Club (ADDC) is a network … Continued

Top 100 social enterprises 2019

We’re delighted that we are aspire has once again been recognised as one of the top 100 social enterprises in the UK, featuring in this year’s Natwest SE100 Index. The index represents the ‘top 100’ social enterprises based on a variety of criteria. It celebrates the growth, impact, leadership and resilience of social ventures in … Continued

Award winners: Business in the Community

We are incredibly proud to announce that we are aspire has won the Business in the Community Award at this year’s Sentinel Business Awards. The accolade recognises the fantastic work that Aspire Housing, PM Training and Realise charity perform on a daily basis for the benefit of the community. As a group, we are aspire … Continued

Christmas Jumper Day 2019

There was a fab atmosphere in the we are aspire offices this week, as we all prepared to head home for Christmas. Once again, we held a Christmas Jumper Day for all colleagues – helping to end the year on a high, while collecting some generous staff donations for Realise charity. We also enlisted the aid of … Continued

Health and Wellbeing Month 2018

Last year, we are aspire ran a Health & Wellbeing Week for colleagues. A week devoted to shining a spotlight on physical and mental health and wellbeing. It was an eye-opening experience and helped all of us to understand just how important it is to properly take care of ourselves and those around us. Following … Continued

Halloween Spooktacular

This week, we celebrated Halloween in the we are aspire office, and we had a ghoulishly good time doing it! The cackling of witches could be heard down the halls, as colleagues took part in the fancy dress competition. There were some close runners up in the contest, including a black cat, a couple of … Continued

Bring a Pound Day for Dougie Mac

On Friday 21st September we supported Dougie Mac’s Bring a Pound Day; raising money to help this fantastic local charity continue the amazing work it does in the community. The premise of the day is simple. All it requires is for colleagues to bring a £1 coin with them to work – just a small … Continued

Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk 2018

On Sunday 9th September, we are aspire colleagues and customers joined with thousands of other charitable supporters to take part in Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk in Stoke on Trent. We met up at Hanley Park on Sunday morning to walk together and raise money to help defeat dementia. Luckily, the weather was on our side … Continued

Internet of Things – innovation sessions

We recently hosted some informative sessions for we are aspire colleagues to learn all about the Internet of Things (IoT), and how new technologies could improve our day-to-day working. Don’t worry if the phrase ‘Internet of Things’ doesn’t make much sense to you right now; it was a new term for many of us too! … Continued
The we are aspire 5-a-side football team photo during the UK Corporate Games of 2018.

UK Corporate Games 2018

  Summer is here, the World Cup is in full flow, Wimbledon’s about to begin, and the nation is once again gripped by sport. Our energetic colleagues at we are aspire haven’t just been armchair spectators this month; we’ve been putting our shorts on, doing our stretches, and testing our mettle in the UK Corporate … Continued