Current partnerships

Our fantastic corporate partners make a huge contribution to our work.

They help us to raise awareness and fund ground-breaking research, and with their support we will find an effective treatment for dementia even faster. Here are some of our current partners and their successes.

Current partnerships


Alzheimer’s Research UK is thrilled to be AXA Insurance’s charity partner for 2015-2018. AXA Insurance are backing our Defeat Dementia campaign by aiming to raise £250,000. Their AXA Cares champions have inspiring fundraising ideas up their sleeves from Purple People Days to skydives. We’re delighted to have the backing of the leadership team who undertook the Three Peaks Challenge in 2015.

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Legal & General

We are delighted to be partnered with Legal & General on a number of very exciting new projects. Together we are developing a unique website to help children of all ages understand how dementia is affecting their family life. We worked with Legal & General to produce a dementia awareness video for front line staff involved with the servicing of vulnerable customers.

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Wickes staff have selected Alzheimer’s Research UK as their chosen charity for a three-year partnership from 2016. Employees at Wickes stores across the country are helping to power the fight against dementia with a variety of fundraising events – including a store-to-store relay with staff taking to bicycles, scooters, skates and more to raise money for pioneering research.

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Dyson is a global engineering and technology company. In January 2015, Dyson people voted Alzheimer’s Research UK their chosen charity. From 100 mile cycle rides and football marathons to ‘grow the tallest sunflower’ competitions, Dyson people have thrown themselves into fundraising – and every penny raised is match funded by the James Dyson Foundation.

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World Duty Free

World Duty Free launched a three-year partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK in January 2016. Money raised by the company funds our Dementia Research Infoline, which provides vital information for the public about dementia and research to defeat the condition, as well as helping people to take part in research studies.

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Alzheimer’s Research UK is delighted to partner with international law firm CMS, following a successful partnership with Olswang before the firms merged. We have an action-packed few months ahead, with plans already in place to mark World Alzheimer’s Day in September, along with a mammoth cycle challenge in the same month. We’re excited to be continuing the partnership with CMS until the end of 2017.

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Herbert Smith Freehills

We are thrilled to be selected for an exciting charity partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills that launched in January 2017. Staff at the company are supporting our work with a range of fundraising events, including Jeans Fridays, raffles, their annual Barristers Quiz and more.

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Foresters Friendly Society

Alzheimer’s Research UK was chosen by the incoming Foresters Friendly Society President, Linda Levett. From June 2015 till June 2016 Foresters Friendly Society will be challenging themselves through runs, walks, cycles and climbs. As well as taking part in fundraising activities they will be holding events and help us raise awareness of ways people can reduce dementia risk.

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We are delighted to have been selected by as one of their online national Community Matters partners. Online customers will be given the chance to vote for Alzheimer’s Research UK at the checkout from 2 June until 28 August 2015, and Alzheimer’s Research UK will receive a share of £25,000 based on the number of votes cast. Support from Waitrose will help bring us one step closer to new treatments, improved diagnosis and preventions for dementia.

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Team members from the Wilko stores at Bridgend, Cardiff, Llanelli, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea chose Alzheimer’s Research UK as their charity partner. After a successful partnership in 2014/2015 they are continuing to support us in 2015/2016. Wilko fundraisers feel no pain and will have a go at anything from beard shaves to leg waxes!

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Bank of England

We are delighted that Alzheimer’s Research UK was chosen as one of the Bank of England’s Staff Charities of the Year for 2014-2015.

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Specialist recruitment firm PageGroup chose Alzheimer’s Research UK to be their two-year charity partner in 2013. Enthusiastic employees across the UK are working hard to raise £200,000 by covering 200,000 miles with a range of fundraising events.

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The Perfume Shop

After successful partnerships in May and December 2014, The Perfume Shop will continue to support Alzheimer’s Research UK in 2015. They are currently funding a project led by Dr Jo Barnes at University College London, which will develop brain imaging techniques to diagnose dementia sooner; the leading cause of death in women in the UK.

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Insight Investment

Leading asset management company Insight Investment are supporting Alzheimer’s Research UK for the third year running. After a hugely successful start to their fundraising, Insight Investment reached their initial target just ten months into the partnership and continue to be one of our most active supporters.

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Simmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons have provided valuable legal pro bono assistance to various teams

across the charity.  Their intellectual property and corporate specialists (amongst others) have supported the charity through many of its activities.  Their support means that we can dedicate more of the funds donated to us directly to dementia research.

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Staff at Computacenter chose Alzheimer’s Research UK as one of their chosen charities

for 2015 and 2016.  The charity committee will be organising fun activities at their offices in Hatfield, Milton Keynes and Blackfriars. They got off to a flying start with five-a-side football tournaments, auctions, quizzes and bake sales!

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Reed Smith

Alzheimer’s Research UK are delighted that Reed Smith are supporting our work.  Their dedication of legal pro bono work means that the charity can direct more resources to the battle to defeat dementia.  The advice and support they provide, particularly in data privacy law, helps us ensure the effective operation of the charity.

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Station to Station

Alzheimer’s Research UK is one of the beneficiaries for Station to Station, a special event happening over the weekend of the 11 and 12 June 2016 as part of HM The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations. For the first time in history railway stations are joining together to provide a stage to celebrate HM Queen Elizabeth II’s milestone birthday, with an array of activities as part of the nationwide celebrations.

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Hidden Hearing

Hidden Hearing selected Alzheimer’s Research UK for a partnership with their Wellness Programme in 2017.  The programme is not only raising vital funds for research but their staff are busy fundraising too – helping to spread awareness about dementia and improve understanding about the condition amongst customers, friends and family.  Money raised through the partnership is supporting a ground-breaking research project studying dementia with Lewy bodies