Equiniti is a leading provider of complex administration and payments solutions.

The organisation enables its clients to improve the effectiveness and performance of their businesses through the critical thinking, expertise, technology, complex administration and payment services they provide. Equiniti has over 2,000 clients spanning the private and public sector including 50% of the FTSE 100. Over a third of the UK population has dealt with the Equiniti Group at some point during their lives.



Cornerstone is a social investment company that works with public bodies to help deliver local facilities and services that communities want and need.

Using private sector investment as a catalyst, Cornerstone convert surplus publicly owned buildings to provide previously unaffordable public services – whether this be additional school places, healthcare, homes for the elderly, affordable housing or leisure services.


Acorn Care

Established in 2005, Acorn Care and Education is fast becoming England’s premier provider of education and care for the most vulnerable and hardest to place young people.

Acorn Care provides the highest standard of education and care for over 600 children and young people with challenging and complex learning difficulties, in well resourced schools and high quality residential settings.



Sunbird is an integrated business services company that provides business, property, construction and support services for enterprise in East Africa.

Sunbird operates from 7 sites across the emerging economies of Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique, providing intelligent solutions for its multi-national and domestic clients.


The Lowry

Opened in April 2000, the Lowry is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity committed to using the visual and performing arts to enrich people’s lives.

Aldridge sponsors The Studio at The Lowry, the dedicated home of The Lowry’s Learning and Engagement programme, transforming the lives of 35,000 people a year. The Aldridge Studio supports new and emerging theatre artists and The Lowry’s Young Actors’ Company; as well as creating opportunities to work with some of the most vulnerable young people in its local communities, including young parents and their children, care leavers, and young carers. The Aldridge Studio is also the home of the Centre for Advanced Training in Dance for the North West.