Tag: community

Flying the flag for STEM

Karen Friendship, Managing Director of Aldermans, has been a STEM ambassador for the last five years, and couldn’t be more enthusiastic about encouraging other local…

Karen visits Number 10 (twice!)

No, she’s not the new Prime Minster or Brexit Secretary! On Thursday 7th March MD Karen Friendship was honoured to be invited to a reception…

Karen’s mentoring provides career boost for Plymouth student

Aldermans’ MD Karen Friendship is always keen to encourage up-and-coming engineers in their chosen career, and has recently completed a first mentoring assignment with a…

Aldermans helps Plymouth College student develop innovative child’s bike seat

Aldermans has helped a Plymouth College student develop an innovative new product to help families get out on their bikes.

Another Ready for Work success story with Shekinah

Aldermans has been an employer with the Ready for Work initiative since 2009.  Spearheaded locally by Plymouth-based charity Shekinah, the scheme gives disadvantaged adults a…

Successful marketing internships

This summer we were pleased to welcome Nora Berger and Ann-Katrin Schlögel, both from Stuttgart in Germany, on a marketing internship programme.  The students spent…

Inspiring students for National Women in Engineering Day

Tuesday 23rd June was National Women in Engineering Day (#NWED); and to mark the occasion we were delighted to welcome a group of Year 10…

Herald Business Awards: a celebration of Plymouth business

We were excited to join hundreds of local business people at the Herald Business Awards ceremony on 23rd April, held at Plymouth Pavilions. Aldermans was…

Inaugural event for Women in STEM Plymouth

The Women in STEM Plymouth group held its inaugural meeting on 30th September at Langage Energy Centre, which was attended by our Managing Director, Karen…

Mark’s story: how Aldermans benefitted from supporting the Ready for Work initiative.

Five years ago Aldermans became involved with the Ready for Work programme, a national scheme to help disadvantaged people enter employment. In this inspiring story,…