Companies working with Ablaze

We are publishing our partner organisation profiles when we receive them. Meanwhile here is a simple list of many of our major partners with profiles below as they become available.

AIRBUS - ASTRA ZENECA - ATKINS - AVIVA - ASDAN – ALLIANZ - BAE SYSTEMS – BURGES SALMON - BLACK POLICE ASSOCIATION - BOND PEARCE - BUSINESS WEST – BBC - BRISTOL SCHOOLS READERS GROUP - CABOT CIRCUS - COMPUTERSHARE - CBI - CSV - CMS CAMERON MCKENNA - CARILLION – CIVIL SERVICE LOCAL - CYRIL SWEETT LTD - DAC BEACHCROFT - DAS - DELOITTE - CLARKE WILLMOTT - FRIENDS LIFE PROTECTION - GE - GEOPOST - GRAYLING - HAYS - HMRC - IOD - INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS PUBLISHING - LLOYDS BANKING GROUP - LV - NATIONAL FRIENDLY - OSBORNE CLARKE - PLANNING INSPECTORATE - PWC – RBS NATWEST - ROLLS-ROYCE - ST MICROELECTRONICS - TELEPERFORMANCE - TLT SOLICITORS - TOWERS WATSON - UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL – UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS BRISTOL – UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND

Airbus say

Airbus is proud of its long working relationship with ABLAZE and its achievements to date within numerous South West schools near to its engineering and manufacturing facility in Filton, Bristol. The company works in partnership with education bodies to support the Government drive to raise education standards and support the ‘Life Long Learning’...

Very often the initiative, drive, commitment and vision of one person can influence so many others and lead to hundreds of beneficiaries.

Paul Harrod approached Ablaze two years ago with an idea that he could recruit good numbers of volunteers to support the Ablaze Reading Buddy scheme in North Bristol.  Ablaze staff encouraged Paul to go ahead through his contacts in churches in the...

A law firm with a strong commitment to its local community, Burges Salmon is one of Bristol's largest employers.

Since launching the first set of reading buddies with Ablaze in 2009, Burges Salmon have continued building their relationship with Easton Primary School. There are now 18 reading buddies in place and new number partners have been set up in September 2012. The...

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with over 400 lawyers and support staff operating out of six offices across the country.  The firm has a strong South West heritage having originated in Taunton in 1898, and now plays an important role in the local Bristol community where its main office is located.

Michael Clarke, a Clarke Willmott LLP partner and Ablaze enthusiast, began...

As a major national law firm CMS Cameron-McKenna were quick to engage with Ablaze when opening their new Bristol office.

Following a presentation to their employees, a flurry of  enthusiastic volunteers committed to providing reading buddies for the Ilminster Avenue E-ACT Academy. Now in their third year, they are maintaining great support for the school supporting 14...

IOP Publishing is a global scientific publisher specialising in the physical sciences. Employees were invited to support the Ablaze reading buddy scheme in 2011 as part of the company's corporate social responsibility policy.

Seven employees have committed to participate in the scheme for a second year, working with children aged 6-7 at Hannah More Primary School in...

LinuxIT an IT Services company, specialising in Linux systems management has a history of supporting local charities including the Rainbow Centre for Children’s and Help for Heroes.  

Ablaze approached LinuxIT in early 2013 and invited employees to support the reading buddy scheme in the local area.

Four employees are committed to participating in the scheme, working with...

Rolls-Royce have been key supporters of Ablaze since the charity was created 6 years ago.  As the main financial contributor the company has recently committed to a further 3 year funding stream.

As well as offering encouragement and financial backing to Ablaze Rolls-Royce kindly hosts the annual Ablaze Celebration Event at which awards are made to individuals, businesses and schools...

TLT Solicitors have shown a longstanding commitment from senior staff who actively promote volunteering with Ablaze. Conequently many members of staff, from all levels and departments, support Ablaze programmes across both primary and secondary schools.  In addition TLT staff received individual awards for their co-ordination of these programmes.

TLT also generously provides Ablaze with...

UWE

UWE has a commitment to support the local community through partnership activities. They have a particularly strong approach to supporting local schools through enhancing their governance and commitment to social mobility.

The university provides staff volunteers to deliver Ablaze programmes and works in partnership with Ablaze through its school liaison and widening participation teams...