Aspire Housing shortlisted for National Business Award 2017

Aspire Housing shortlisted for National Business Awards 2017

Aspire Housing has been shortlisted for the Positive Social Impact Award for the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The announcement comes hot on the heels of the prestigious Queen’s Award which praised our work improving the lives of disadvantaged people. Sinéad Butters said: “Social impact is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire … Continued

Fire safety statement

Given the tragic event in West London last month our thoughts are with those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.  We would like to reassure our customers with regards to our approach to fire safety.  Aspire Housing does not own or manage any high rise blocks (6 stories and above). The Regulatory Reform (Fire … Continued

Aspire Housing are supporting PlaceShapers #webuild campaign

  #webuild campaign is stepping up to deliver 88,000 homes. Aspire Housing will build 1,500 new homes in the next five years as part of 88,000 being built by PlaceShapers to tackle the national housing crisis. PlaceShapers is a network of more than 100 community focused housing associations. A report published today, titled ‘We Build’ … Continued

Aspire Housing named in Top 50 Social Mobility Employer Index

  Aspire Housing has been ranked as one of the Top 50 employers in the UK’s first-ever Social Mobility Employer Index. The index is a joint initiative between the Social Mobility Foundation and Social Mobility Commission, in partnership with the City of London Corporation. It ranks Britain’s employers on the actions they take to ensure … Continued

Aspire Housing receives royal recognition in the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Aspire Housing receives royal recognition in the UK’s most prestigious business awards The social regeneration work of a Staffordshire-based housing association has been singled out in the UK’s most prestigious business awards. The 2017 Queen’s Awards list, published to mark the Queen’s birthday on April 21, sees awards bestowed for achievement in four categories: international … Continued

Dementia awareness

We’re training our customers to be Dementia Friends – providing better support and greater awareness in our communities. More than 100 members of staff at Aspire Housing have taken part in information sessions to learn more about helping people with the condition. Now the opportunity is being extended to customers and members of the public … Continued

Aspire and Tesco Christmas toy appeal launch

Thousands of children across North Staffordshire will have a special Christmas present thanks to a joint appeal by Aspire Housing and Tesco. The supermarket is encouraging customers at ten of its stores to donate a toy as they do their shopping. The main stores are: Uttoxeter, Hanley, Meir Park, Trent Vale, Kidsgrove, Congleton, Longton, and … Continued

Helping a homeless charity

At Aspire Housing and PM Training we have strong links with a vulnerable and homeless people's charity, House of Bread. The organisation offers home cooked meals, friendship, support and a safe place for people in times of crisis, in Stafford and surrounding areas. More than 30 Aspire colleagues have volunteered to bake bread at the charity … Continued

Staff identity cards

L-R Aspire’s new ID badges with light grey background and lanyards have replaced the old red version As we roll out our new brand, you’ll notice we have issued our staff with new ID cards, lanyards and name badges. Customers are advised to check the identity of all staff members who call on them to … Continued

We Are Aspire - Housing, Apprenticeships & Support

New brand and website launch

On Tuesday October 18, Aspire Housing, PM Training and the Realise Foundation will refresh our brand to reflect our future ambitions and define who we are. Following recent work to develop our new Vision, Values, and Corporate Plan, we’re changing the look and feel of things to fit the new direction. We are creating a … Continued