Alzheimer's Research UK Overview

  • www.alzheimersresearchuk.org
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 1992
  • Non-profit Organisation
  • Health Fundraising Organisations
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity. We fund innovative research with the power to transform lives, campaign for government action, and help people to understand dementia and the progress we’re making with research. Our people are vital to our ...
Mission: Our vision is that one day, we’ll live in a world where dementia does not exist. Research is already providing hope to people affected by once-incurable diseases, like HIV/AIDS and cancer. The diseases that cause dementia are no different –they are physical diseases that can be ...

Company Updates

September 13, 2021
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We’re proud to have won a Charity Times Award 2021 for HR Management for the incredible work our HR team did to support and improve the health and wellbeing of employees through the uncertainty and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to their hard work, we were able to ensure our employees remained safe, connected and engaged, putting the charity in the best position to continue its work towards a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.
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May 21, 2021
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On Friday 21 May, at a virtual event, we were delighted to find out we had ranked 69th in the UK’s 100 Best Large Companies to Work For, 11th in the Charity’s 30 Best Organisations to Work For and 31st in the East of England’s 75 Best Companies to Work. This comes only a few months after being awarded a Best Companies 2-star accreditation which recognises ‘outstanding’ levels of employee engagement. Hilary Evans, Chief Executive, Alzheimer’s Research UK said: As CEO, I am incredibly proud that Alzheimer’s Research UK has received these awards, in what has been a difficult and challenging time for so many people and so many organisations. I am extremely privileged to lead exceptionally talented and passionate people who have the ambitions and determination to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.
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Alzheimer's Research UK Reviews

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Hilary Evans
Hilary Evans
44 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Good to staff"

Nov 15, 2021 - Finance in Cambridge, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No Opinion of CEO

Pros

Flexible working
Extra holiday for long service & can buy holiday
Generally fair and supportive to staff

Cons

Limited career progression as it's a small organisation

Advice to Management

NA
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Diversity & Inclusion at Alzheimer's Research UK

4.0
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Alzheimer's Research UK Interviews

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Positive63%
Negative25%
Neutral13%
Getting an Interview
Applied online71%
Recruitment Agency29%
Difficulty
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    Two weeks notice to prepare a 5 minute presentation, then further questions on how skillset/experience match role and what ideas I'd have for further projects if I got the job
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Alzheimer's Research UK Awards & Accolades

  • HR Management AwardCharity Times2021
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForBest Companies Group2021
  • 75 Best Companies to Work For in the East of EnglandBest Companies Group2021
  • Charity’s 30 Best Organisations to Work ForBest Companies Group2021
  • Bronze Award - £20 Million - £50 Million Turnover CategoryCharity Film Awards2020

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